Leaf 34 - Templum Honoris et Virtutis
Andrea Fei, Roma, 1625
Rome (Italy) -- Antiquities.
Rome (Italy) -- Buildings, structures, etc.
Marcus Claudius Marcellus, c. 268 – 208 BC
Temple of Honor and Virtue
The image depicts the Temple of Honor and Virtue was planned in 210 BC by Marcus Claudius Marcellus, Consul of Rome, at the Porta Capena. Because there were objections from the priests that temples to two deities could not be on the same spot, two temples were built in such a way that to get to the Temple of Honor, one had to go through the Temple of Virtue.
The verso of this leaf contains text in three languages with the page title in Italian: Del Tempio dell'Honore e della virtu.
Leaf 34 Recto and Verso.
Page 28.5 x 21 cm.
Image 23.5 x 17.75 cm.
Engraving on paper