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Gemoniae

(sc. scalae) or Gemonii (sc. gradus). A flight of steps cut out of the Aventine, down which the bodies of criminals strangled in the prison were dragged, and afterwards thrown into the Tiber (Val. Max. vi. 3, 3). See Carcer, p. 278.

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