Pagan and Christian Rome

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Published: 1892
Language: English
Wordcount: 108,910 / 341 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 44.4
LoC Category: D
Downloads: 1,808
Added to site: 2007.07.27
mnybks.net#: 17733
Genre: History
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the chapel which opens at the end of the longer arm of the [Greek: G].

The Manii Acilii Glabriones attained celebrity in the sixth century of Rome, when Acilius Glabrio, consul in 563 (B. C. 191), conquered the Macedonians at the battle of Thermopylai. We have in Rome two records of his career: the Temple of Piety, erected by him on the west side of the Forum Olitorium, now transformed into the church of S. Nicola in Carcere; and the pedestal of the equestrian statue, of gilt bronze, offered to him by his son, the first of its kind ever seen in Italy, which was discovered by Valadier in 1808, at the foot of the steps of the temple, and buried again. Towards the end of the republic we find them established on the Pincian Hill, where they had built a palace and laid out gardens which extended at least from the convent of the Trinità dei Monti to the Villa Borghese.[3] The family had grown so rapidly to honor, splendor, and wealth, that Pertinax, in the memorable sitting of the Senate in which he w

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Average Rating of 4 from 1 reviews: ****
2012.07.08
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This book gives a lot of information about the early Christians, old churches, pagan temples and funeral sites in Rome. This book is still readable; I can recommend it to anyone who's interested in history. It may also be good reading for anyone who is going to visit Rome.


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