Temple of Romulus

Title

Temple of Romulus

Date Created

2006

Alternative Title or Name

Santi Cosma e Damiano

Creator2

Aluzzo, Adrienne (photographer)

Work Type

built works

Date

0307

Work Location

Italy (nation)
Rome (inhabited place)

Style/Period

Imperial (Roman)

Subject

temples (buildings)
Romulus, Valerius--293 or 4-309

Description

View of the Temple of Romulus, or the basilica of Santi Cosma e Damiano as it is now known in the Roman Forum. "It is a round, little temple, which was built by emperor Maxentius for his young son Romulus after his death in 309 AD, Maxentius was the opponent of Constantine, the building of the temple was finished under Constantine, after the battle of the Milvic Bridge in 312 AD, of the round central brick building, the original bronze door has been preserved, in the Middle Ages this door was used as the entrance to the church of SS. Cosma Damiano," from the Forum Romanum website.

Reproduction Type

jpg

ID Number

2012ita014

Files

2012ita014.jpg
Date Added
May 30, 2013
Collection
LTU Digital Images
Item Type
VRA Core
Tags
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Citation
“Temple of Romulus,” LTU Digital Images, accessed August 9, 2022, https://ltuimagecollection.omeka.net/items/show/5.