Leaf 63 - Porta naevia et Labicana Hodie Porta Maggiore
Andrea Fei, Roma, 1625
Rome (Italy) -- Antiquities.
Rome (Italy) -- Buildings, structures, etc.
Claudius, Emperor of Rome, 10 B.C.-54 A.D
Vespasian, Emperor of Rome, 9-79.
Titus, Emperor of Rome, 40-81.
Porta Naevia and Labicana, now Porta Maggiore. This double arch was built by Emperor Claudius over the Praenestina and the Labicana roads and carried 2 aqueducts, the Aqua Claudia and the Anio Novus. It was later restored by Emperors Vespasian and Titus. The arches were incorporated into the Aurelian wall. It is now called the Porta Maggiore. There are three inscriptions on the arch.
The verso of this leaf contains text in three languages with page title in Italian: Porta Maggiore.
Leaf 63 Recto and Verso.
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Page 28.5 x 21 cm.
Image 23.5 x 17.75 cm.
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