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a porticus supposed to have stood near the porta Triumphalis and the Saepta, forming perhaps a part of the latter, on the evidence of two inscriptions recording ' porticus triumphi,' one near Rome (CIL vi. 29776) and the other at Baiae (EE viii. 374), which were evidently small private imitations of a public structure at Rome (NS 1888, 709-714; BC 1889, 355-358; Mitt. 1889, 268; LR 475; JRS 1921, 28-29). In both of them the length is recorded, and the number of times necessary to go and return in order to complete a mile (or in the second case a little more). Cf. Atti Accad. Nap. 1924, 123-136 (where 'porticus tri(plex) ' is proposed); NS 1926, 229; CIL vi. 29774-29778.

For a similar inscription from Hadrian's Villa, relating to the so-called Poikile (really a huge gestatio in modum circi), in which, however, the name triumphi does not actually occur, see Jahrb. d. Inst. 1895, 140, and AA 234; AA 1896, 47. The insistence on a mile (or a little more) as a convenient measure for a walk (cf. PORTICUS MILIARIA) does not imply that the original porticus Triumphi was a mile long (though it may very well have been some fraction of a mile); and it may therefore quite well have been wholly included in the Villa Publica (Makin in JRS cit.).

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