Leaf 56 - Templum Bonae Deae (In Monte Aventino Ubi Nunc Templum S. Maria In Eo Latere Ubi Respecit M. Testaciu.
Andrea Fei, Roma, 1625
Rome (Italy) -- Antiquities.
Rome (Italy) -- Buildings, structures, etc.
Temple of Bona Dea
Temple of the Benevolent or Good Goddess was located on the lower slope of the Aventine Hill. Little is known about the architecture of the temple except that it was walled. It was considered to be an important center of healing with stores of medicinal herbs that could be dispensed by the priestess.
The verso of this leaf contains text in three languages with page title in Italian: Tempio de la Bona Dea
Leaf 56 Recto and Verso
Page 28.5 x 21 cm.
Image 23.5 x 17.75 cm.
Engraving on paper