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.
Already in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century the area of the Esquiline Hill was regarded as seedy, teeming with pickpockets and fortune tellers (Vidotto, Roma contemporanea 113).
The circular dining space, part of Nero's Golden Palace on Rome's Palatine, Esquiline and Caelian hills, was rotated by an impressive piece of machinery which "represents a unique element of Roman architecture", the National Centre for Scientific Research said in a statement.
Sure, the chances of the real emperor Commodus resembling Joachim Phoenix are slim, but then so are the chances of him resembling his ancient marble portrait-bust from the Esquiline Hill in Rome, which shows him in the guise of Hercules, or indeed his portrayal in primary sources such as Dio Cassius, Herodian and the Augustan History.
21) The tower was located in the Esquiline hill, in the gardens of Maecenas.
Rome gradually became a garden city, its defensive walls breached by garden estates such as those of the illustrious Maecenas, whose Esquiline gardens spilled over, and thus appropriated, the Servian Wall.
The chosen location was a level region that rested between the Caelian, Esquiline and Palatine Hills.
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 term appears to be linked to an early Christian church on the Esquiline Hill in Rome, known since the 7th century as Sancta Maria ad praesepe; tradition holds that the remains of the holy manger were brought and sheltered there.
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.