By L. Richardson jr
The first such dictionary given that that of Platner and Ashby in 1929, A New Topographical Dictionary of historical Rome defines and describes the identified constructions and monuments, in addition to the geographical and topographical positive aspects, of old Rome. It offers a concise historical past of every, with measurements, dates, and citations of vital historic and glossy resources.
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3 2 0 9 9 —3 2 2 4 8 ; B u llC om 8 : 2 3 6 —82 [R. Lanciani]). Inscriptions in erasures of older inscriptions are common. The podium was separated from the maenianum primum by a balteu s or p raecin ctio. The maenianum primum had about twenty rows of seats, and the maenianum secundum had about sixteen, divided between a m aen ian u m superius and a m aenianum inferius. These were further divided into wedges (cunei) by stairs leading down from entrances (vom ito ria) at mid-maenianum and at the top.
Ant. 7). A. Ant. 4). 1005 = IL S 34 8 ). 2 0 0 1 ). A. Salon. 4 [Gall. A. Carac. 2). 6 9 -7 6 nos. 343, 3 5 4 , 3 8 8 , 396, 11 A N T R U M , A T R IU M C Y C L O P IS ing cornucopias have been recovered and make re construction possible. The lateral walls of the cella are of peperino ashlar masonry, built into the church of S. Lorenzo in M i randa. On the coins the temple is shown with pedimental sculptures and acroteria, but of these there is no trace today. Fragments of a colossal male and a colossal female statue were found, which are prob ably to be identified as the cult statues.
Despite variations in the word ing of accounts of its location, they all point to a place between Piazza Campitelli and the Theater of Marcellus, where were unearthed substantial re mains, especially of the principal façade and east A P O L L O C A E L IS P E X flank. The revetment of the exterior was all in white marble, the pronaos hexastyle, pycnostyle, with three columns on each flank, the columns Corinthian with Attic bases, elegantly carved with the flutes al ternately wide and narrow.