By L. Richardson Jr.
The 1st such dictionary considering the fact that that of Platner and Ashby in 1929, a brand new Topographical Dictionary of historical Rome defines and describes the identified structures and monuments, in addition to the geographical and topographical gains, of historic Rome. It offers a concise heritage of every, with measurements, dates, and citations of important old and smooth resources.
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The name may be that of an ancient owner of the land, but it is impossible to bound the property or to identify its owner more precisely. The names Veranius and Varus were not uncommon. The site is in the basilica of S. Lorenzo fuori le Mura. Agger: see M urus Servii Tullii. Agonus: Festus (304L) says this was the original (pre-Sabine) name of the Quirinal and that the Porta Collina was once called Agonensis (Paulus ex Fest. 9L). Although this has been widely questioned, there ALTA SEM ITA is no real reason to doubt it.
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. The whole temple was revetted with marble plates simulating drafted ashlar above a plain dado that have disap peared. For the history of the church into which the temple was converted, see HCh 2 8 8 —89. H J 8 - 9 ; M onA nt 23 (1914): 9 4 9 -7 4 (A.
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