By L. Richardson jr
The first such dictionary on account that that of Platner and Ashby in 1929, A New Topographical Dictionary of historical Rome defines and describes the recognized constructions and monuments, in addition to the geographical and topographical gains, of old Rome. It offers a concise background of every, with measurements, dates, and citations of vital historic and glossy resources.
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M ax. 7 ) and was offered in the Forum Boarium. While such games might have been put on in a theater or circus, their forming regularly a part of funeral games and triumphs argues for an infor mal setting. C . Statilius Taurus built the first stone amphitheater (Cass. 1 ; Sueton ius, Aug. 5 , Calig. 1) in the Campus Martius; this was destroyed in the fire of Nero in a . d . 64 (Cass. 2 3 -2 4 ). Unfortunately, we have no in formation about its arrangements. All that can be said is that it seems to have been used almost exclu sively for gladiatorial shows and hunts.
Tog. cand. 8 0 81 [Stangl 6 9 -7 0 ]). It was vowed in 433/2 b . c . in consequence of a plague and dedicated in 431 by the consul C. 7 ). The original dedication day was 13 July, thereafter the occasion of the Ludi Apollinares. The god very early carried the epithet Medicus. 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.
Remains of it may have been a barrelvaulted chamber discovered in 1924 at the juncture of Via delle Vergini and Via dell’Umilta. B u llC om 53 (1925): 2 7 2 -7 3 (E. Gatti). perpetual memory of the heinousness of his crime. The story is told in most detail by Dionysius (Dion. Hal. 1 ; Varro, Ling. 1 5 7 ; Cicero, D om . 101; Val. M ax. 1c). 1 5 ), a place to which Cicero would send to buy a lamb for sacrifice (D iv. 3 9 ). C . C . 6 ). This puts it in the general neighborhood of the church of S.