a flight of steps known only from one passage (Suet.
Aug. 72), which states that Augustus lived in a house of Licinius Calvus
(q.v.) iuxta Romanum forum supra scalas anularias
, and afterwards
in Palatio. These steps, therefore, probably led up the side of the
Palatine but not so far that a house above them could be called in Palatio.
They were evidently named from adjacent shops of anularii, or ring
makers (RE i. 2651