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Basilica Aemilia By Talbot Holmes. Location ●Roman Forum, Regione VIII ●located on the corners of the Argiletum and Sacra Via ●stood in between the curia.

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1 Basilica Aemilia By Talbot Holmes

2 Location ●Roman Forum, Regione VIII ●located on the corners of the Argiletum and Sacra Via ●stood in between the curia and the temple of Faustina

3 Origin ●originally built in 5th century BCE as butcher shops (tabernae lanienae) ●erected in 179 BCE by Marcus Fulvius Nobilior ●after death, completed by Marcus Aemilius Lepidus ●originally named Basilica Fulvia ●renamed after the Aemilian gens

4 Importance ●used as a place of business ●Roman businessmen held political meetings and community gatherings ●place of pride for builders ●walls depicted early Roman legends

5 Pictures (Present) ons/f/fd/Basilica_Aemilia_- _Porticus_Gaius_and_Lucius.JPG omeFora/Basilica%20Aemilia.jpg

6 Pictures (Ancient Times) ons/6/67/Basilica_Aemilia_3D.jpg ilica_aemilia_model.jpg

7 Bibliography Lipps, Johannes. "The Basilica Aemilia." Arachne. N.p., n.d. Web. 15 Sept BasilicaAemilia." Basilica Aemilia. University of Chicago, n.d. Web. 15 Sept emilia.html Basilica Aemilia." LacusCurtius The Basilica Aemilia (Platner & Ashby, 1929). University of Chicago, n.d. Web. 15 Sept o/Roma/Rome/_Texts/PLATOP*/Basilica_Aemilia.html


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