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gardens at the end of the specus Octavianus (Frontin. de aq. 21), the branch of the Anio Vetus built by Augustus. As this specus has been traced only to the porta Latina, and the regio viae novae of Frontinus, who wrote in the time of Trajan (loc. cit.), cannot refer to the via Nova constructed by Caracalla in front of his thermae, the exact location of the gardens is as uncertain as that of the via Nova (cf. RE vii. 833; viii. 2483; LA 265; DS iii. 279; HJ 189). Nor should the monumenta Asinii Pollionis be identified with these gardens (see BIBLIOTHECA ASINII POLLIONIS).

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