Forum of Augustus (erroneously called Forum of Nerva), Rome

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RIBApix ref no RIBA7932
Artist/PhotographerPiranesi, Giovanni Battista (1720-1778)
CountryItaly
CityRome
Subject Date1757
Image Date1757
ViewTopographical
MediumPrint
Library ReferenceSB1001/1(42)
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes SOURCE: Giovanni Battista Piranesi. Vedute di Roma (Rome, [1747?-1788]), pl. 42 NOTES: Built to commemorate the Battle of Philippi, the Forum of Augustus is dedicated to Mars Ultor. It is dominated by the Temple of Mars Ultor, dedicated in 2BC.

Subject tags

ruins, columns, archaeological sites, temples