Rome Alive: A Source-Guide to the Ancient City Volume I

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Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, 2004 - Architecture - 343 pages
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Whether you're an armchair tourist, are visiting Rome for the first time, or are a veteran of the city's charms, travelers of all ages and stages will benefit from this fascinating guidebook to Rome's ancient city. Aicher's commentary orients the visitor to each site's ancient significance. Photographs, maps, and floorplans abound, all making this a one-of-a-kind guide. A separate volume of sources in Greek and Latin is available for scholars who want access to the original texts.
 

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Contents

Italy map
2
Hills of Rome map
5
Statue of Tiber photo
9
The Roman Triumph
11
Republican Servian Walls map
14
Walls and Aqueducts
15
Aurelian Walls map
19
Appia Gate photo
20
Statue of Constantine Fragments photo
141
Temple of Rome and Venus
143
Arch of Titus
145
Arch of Titus photo
146
Palatine Hill in Imperial Times map
148
The Palatine Hill
149
General Sources 59 Lupercal Cave
150
Temple of Victory
151

Aqueducts in Rome map
24
Aqua Claudia at Romavecchia photo
28
Aqueducts at Porta Maggiore map
34
Porta Maggiore photo
35
Channel of Neros Aqueduct photo
36
The Capitoline Hill
43
Early Rome photo of plaster model
44
Regia
52
Temple of Antoninus and Faustina
53
Temple of RomulusJupiter Stator?
54
Capitoline Cliffs photo
58
Tarpeian Cliffs 13 Temple of Jupiter Feretrius
60
Temple of Jupiter Tonans
62
Grove of Asylum
63
Temple of Veiovis
65
Tabularium
66
Temple of Juno Moneta 19 Auguraculum
67
View from Auguraculum photo
68
Prison Carcer Gemonian Steps
69
Roman Forum map
72
The Roman Forum
73
Roman Forum photo
75
General Sources 22 Cloaca Maxima
80
Pool of Curtius Lacus Curtius and Forum Fig Trees
81
Shrine of Janus Geminus
84
Republican Senate House Comitium and Rostra plan
87
Imperial Senate House photo
88
Black Stone Lapis Niger 26 Curia Comitium Rostra Overview 27 Republican Senate House Curia Hostilia
89
Imperial Senate House Curia Julia
90
Republican Rostra
92
Imperial Rostra
93
Temple of Concord
96
Mundus
97
Golden Milestone 34 Navel of Rome Umbilicus Urbis 35 Temple of Saturn
98
Temple of Castor and Pollux
102
Shrine and Pool of Juturna 38 Overview of Forum Basilicas
107
Early Basilicas 40 Basilica Aemilia Basilica Paulli
109
Porticus of Gaius and Lucius
110
Basilica Julia 43 Temple of Julius Caesar
111
Temple of Vespasian
116
Temple of Vespasian Entablature photo
117
Arch of Septimius Severus
118
Column of Phocas
120
Basilica of Constantine
122
The Upper Sacra Via
123
Sacred Way photo
124
Temple of Vesta
129
Temple of Vesta photo
130
House of the Vestals
132
Domus Publica
135
Temple of Antoninus and Faustina photo
138
Temple of Magna Mater
154
Palatine House of Augustus plan
157
Houses of Romulus and Augustus 63 Temple of Apollo
159
Palace of Tiberius
161
Palace of Domitian
164
Palace of Domitian plan
165
The Colosseum Area
171
The Fire of A D 64 Neros Fire 67 Circus of Gaius and Nero Vatican Area 68 Neros Golden House Domus Aurea
176
Colossus of Nero
178
Colosseum Flavian Amphitheater
180
Arch of Constantine
184
Gardens of Maecenas
186
The Imperial Forums
189
Forum of Augustus
195
Forum of Peace
203
Forum of Nerva Transitorium 77 Argiletum and Subura
206
Forum of Trajan 79 Column of Trajan
212
Temple of Trajan
213
The Campus Martius
215
82
217
87
218
Villa Publica Voting Pens Saepta Julia
219
Ballot Office Diribitorium Theater of Balbus
220
Porticus Minucia and Largo Argentina Temples Theater of Pompey
225
Temples of Isis and Serapis
239
Temple of Hadrian 93 Column of Marcus Aurelius 94 Obelisks of Rome Sundial of Augustus
240
Altar of Augustan Peace Ara Pacis 96 Mausoleum of Augustus
245
Mausoleum of Hadrian
251
The Forum Boarium and Aventine
257
General Sources 99 Circus Flaminius 100 Temple of Hercules of the Muses 101 Porticus of Octavia 102 Theater of Marcellus
259
Temple of Apollo Medicus
264
Temple of Bellona
266
Tiber Island and Temple of Aesclepius 106 Forum Holitorium
268
Temple of Pietas 108 Temple of Janus
270
Temple of Juno Sospitas
271
Temple of Hope
272
Temple of Mater Matuta 112 Temple of Fortuna 113 Forum Boarium
273
Arch of the Silversmiths Argentarii 115 Temple of Portunus 116 Pons Aemilius 117 Pons Sublicius
278
Boat of Aeneas
281
Ara Maxima Altar of Hercules 120 Round Temple
284
Aventine Hill
285
Temple of Ceres
288
Temple of Flora
289
Clivus Publicius
290
Temple of Diana
291
Porticus Aemilia 127 Pyramid of Cestius
294
The Circus Maximus to the Tomb of the Scipios
297
Camenae Springs
303
Baths of Agrippa
333
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