Leaf 116 - Basilica Portia
Andrea Fei, Roma, 1625
Rome (Italy) -- Antiquities.
Architecture, Roman -- Italy -- Rome.
Basilicas -- Italy -- Rome.
Basilicas were built on lands adjacent to the forums to provide more space in the form of of a covered portico for a growing population. They were used as meeting places as well as places for the administration of justice. The Basilica Portia was thought to have been built by Marcus Porcius Cato when he was censor in 184 BC.
On the verso of this image is text in 3 languages with the title in Italian: Basilica Portia.
Leaf 116 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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