on the Palatine. It is described as praeclara, and was
built by Cn. Octavius, consul in 165 B.C. It was afterwards bought
and removed by Scaurus, in order to permit of the enlargement of
his own house (Cic. de Off. i. 138).
A Topographical Dictionary of Ancient Rome. Samuel Ball Platner. Thomas Ashby. London: Humphrey Milford. Oxford University Press. 1929.
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