Leaf 43 - Templum Pacis Apud Viam Sacram
Andrea Fei, Roma, 1625
Rome (Italy) -- Antiquities.
Rome (Italy) -- Buildings, structures, etc.
Temple of Peace.
The Temple of Peace on the Via Sacra. The Via Sacra was the main street in the ancient city of Rome. It lead from the top of the Capitoline Hill, through the Forum, and to the Colosseum. It was the route the processionals used for a Roman Triumph.
The verso of this leaf contains text in three languages with page title in Italian: Tempio della Pace.
The Temple of Peace was located in the Forum of Vespasian. It was a large complex and considered very beautiful at the time. It held quite a few riches and was a place for display of art from Greece and Asia Minor It was dedicated in 75 AD. It was destroyed in 191 AD but rebuilt, probably by Severus. The image does not include the complex around it, the Forum Pacis.
Leaf 43 Recto and Verso
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Page 28.5 x 21 cm.
Image 23.5 x 17.75 cm.
Engraving on paper
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