Leaf 29 - Capitolium
Andrea Fei, Roma, 1625
Rome (Italy) -- Antiquities.
Rome (Italy) -- Buildings, structures, etc.
Capitoline Hill (Italy) -- Pictorial works.
This image depicts a large set of buildings that were on the top of the Capitoline Hill. The Capitolium was named for the Hill it resides on. It was named the Capitoline Hill when a human skull (caput) was found while excavating for the foundation of the Temple of Jupiter. The Capitolium was one of three major areas of the hill, along with the Arx and Tarpeius. The temples that were once here have been replaced with museums.
The verso of this leaf contains text in three languages, with the page title in Italian: Capitolio Volgarmente Campidoglio.
Leaf 29 Recto and Verso.
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Page 28.5 x 21 cm.
Image 23.5 x 18 cm.
Engraving on paper
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