Capitoline


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Capitoline

the. the most important of the Seven Hills of Rome. The temple of Jupiter was on the southern summit and the ancient citadel on the northern summit

Capitoline

 

one of the hills on which ancient Rome stood. From very ancient times the Capitoline was the center of are ligious cult. The Capitoline Temple was located here. Senatesessions were sometimes held in the temple, and meetings of the people occasionally took place on the square in front of it. Criminals were thrown from the steep southwestern slope of the Capitoline (the Tarpeian rock).

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Terracotta votive and cult statues, ranging in size from miniatures to greater than life-size, as well as architectural sculpture, adorned the sanctuaries of Rome and beyond from the 6th century BC through the Roman Imperial period and are now on display in the Capitoline and other important museums.
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Rome, as everybody knows, teems with historical landmarks, but no trip to the city is complete without a visit to the Capitoline Museum, whose design is based on an architectural sketch by the Michelangelo.
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After consulting the Bible guidebook we decided to avoid tourist touts for the time being and spent the day in Ancient Rome which lies just south of the Capitoline Hill and where the hordes of people were not to be found.
For the painting, Turner has taken as his viewpoint the top of Capitoline Hill and from here he depicts a scene that unfolds as the spectator's eye first engages with the Forum, flanked by the Arch of Septimus Severus, the Temple of Saturn and the Coliseum.