Temple of Neptune - Ostia - The Port of Rome
Temple of Neptune - Ostia - The Port of Rome - at the mouth of the River Tiber. The City Ruins remain and it is the site of extensive archaeological research to the present day. Date: circa 1930s
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Altar of Mars and Venus. rome. italy
Roman art. Italy. Altar of Mars and Venus in marble lunense. Roman artwork of the end of the reign of Trajan (98-117 ), later re-used under the Hadrianic era (117-132) as a base for a statue of Silvan. Portico of the Piazzale delle Corporazioni (Ostia). Palazzo Massimo. National Roman Museum. Rome.
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Publius Horatius Cocles defending the Tiber bridge
Publius Horatius Cocles, an army officer of the Roman Republic, together with two companions, Spurius Larcius and Titus Herminius, defends the Tiber bridge (the Pons Sublicius) against the Etruscan enemy. He finally fights singlehandedly and swims to safety when (following his orders) the bridge is destroyed. The story was later famously retold in a narrative poem by Lord Macaulay.
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