Leaf 84 - Circus Agonalis (Hodie Piazza Nagona)
Andrea Fei, Roma, 1625
Rome (Italy) -- Antiquities.
Circus -- Rome.
Rome (Italy) -- Buildings, structures, etc.
Domitian, Emperor of Rome, 51-96.
The Circus Agonalis, now Piazza Navona.
The verso of this leaf contains text in three languages with page title in Italian: Piazza Navona.
The Circus Agnoalis is more commonly referred to as the Stadium of Domitian. It is located in the Campus Martius. The stadium was built in 86 AD and used for athletic events. The Piazza Navona, considered one of the more beautiful public spaces in Rome, is on this site. The curved end of the circus can still be seen.
Leaf 84 Recto and Verso.
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Page 28.5 x 21 cm.
Image 23.5 x 17.75 cm.
Engraving on paper