Leaf 119 - Basilica L. Paulli Emilii
Andrea Fei, Roma, 1625
Rome (Italy) -- Antiquities.
Architecture, Roman -- Italy -- Rome.
Basilicas -- Italy -- Rome.
The Basilica Pauli Amelii or more commonly, the Basilica Aemelia was mentioned by Cicero. He refers to 2 basilicas by this name, one of which was restored by Paulus Aemilius and the other built by him. Both are located in the Roman forum. It was built by Lucius Aemilius Lepidus Paullus, and and inaugurated in 34 BC. Pliny considered the Basilica Aemelia to be one of the most beautiful buildings in Rome.
The Verso of this leaf has text in 3 languages with the title in Italian: La basilica o vero Tempio di L. Paolo Emilio.
Leaf 119 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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