Esquiline


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Esquiline,

hill: see Rome before Augustus and Roman Empire under RomeRome,
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Esquiline

one of the seven hills on which ancient Rome was built
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In Epode 5 she appears with a starving bitch, the dogs of the Subura and the wolves of the Esquiline (see discussion below Ep.
Horace has much to say about Maecenas' alta domus on the Esquiline, which was built on the site of a paupers' cemetery and quickly became the epitome of luxury (Sat.
The Es Hotel in Rome is up on the Esquiline Hill across the street from the southern flank of the magnificent Termini station--a quarter from which tourists normally wish to flee as soon as possible, even when they arrive by train.
By secret wayes, that none might it espy, Was close conuaid, and to the back-gate brought, That cleped was Port Esquiline, whereby It was auoided quite, and throwne out priuily.
Clove: Now Sir, Whereas the Ingenuitie of the time, and the soules Synderisis are but Embrions in Nature, added to the panch of Esquiline, and the Inter-vallum of the Zodiack, besides the Eclipticke line being Opticke, and not Mentall, but by the contemplative and Theoricke part thereof, doth demonstrate to us the vegetable circumference, and the ventositie of the Tropicks, and whereas our intellectuall or mincing capreall, (according to the Metaphisickes) as you may reade in Plato's Histriomastix.
Twas in the fourth century, according to the story, that the Virgin Mary appeared to Pope Liberius in a dream, commanding him to build a church on the Esquiline Hill on the spot where the snow would fall on August 5.
He possessed numerous properties in Rome, including the Peretti Vigna on the Esquiline and a palace near San Lorenzo in Lucina.
This coincides with the beginnings of the Archaic cemetery in the area of the Esquiline (Muller-Karpe 1959; 1962; Guidi 1982; Peroni 1988; Carandini 1997).
Its towering columns and broad pavement transformed an earlier ancient street into a monumental passageway between the original Roman Forum and the thickly populated neighborhoods on the Esquiline Hill.
To get to the lodge from Carmel Valley Road, turn south onto Esquiline Road and follow the signs.
Caelian, Esquiline and Viminal are three of the seven what?
According to Suetonius' Life (chap 59), his body was taken to the horti Lamiani, the site of an imperial pleasure gardens on the Esquiline Hill.