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Forum Romanium


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Shows the Arch of Septimus Severus, Tabularum, Curia, Lapis Niger, and Temple of Julius Caesar.

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Forum Romanium

  1. 1. Five Parts of the Roman Forum Latin I
  2. 2.  This temple was started by Augustus in 42 BC; Julius Caesar’s funeral was held there  It was dedicated to Caesar After the Battle of Actium in 29 BC  It rested on a podium where speeches were held  Several portions of the foundation are seen today
  3. 3.  It was a meeting place of the people to discuss current affairs  There were three divisions of those people—gentes, military, and tribes  The first was made by Tullus Hostilius  Caesar built a Curia on the site of the Curia Hostilius after it was destroyed by protesters
  4. 4.  It is an arch erected in celebration of the war victories of Septimius Severus and his two sons Caracalla and Geta against the Parthians and Osroeni  There are three arches, the middle one being the largest  There are four reliefs, each showing scenes from the wars  Caracalla ended up killing Geta and removing his name from the arch
  5. 5.  It has the oldest known Latin inscription  It is an old style altar with a column with the inscription on it  The inscription is a curse against anyone who tramples the inner room of the site  The Romans claimed it was the tomb of Romulus
  6. 6.  Erected in 78 BC by Quintus Lutatius Catulus  Storing place of law documents  Place of certain officials’ offices  The remains of the temple of Veiovis are enclosed inside
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