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Flashcards in Forum - Ostia Deck (16):
1

When?

117-138

2

What was the square surrounded by?

Four major public buildings

3

What was at the north end?

The capitolium

4

What was at the south end?

Temple of Rome and Augustus

5

Where was the curia?

North-west

6

Where was the Basilica?

Towards the south east

7

How could pedestrians enter?

North and south

8

What road ran through the square?

Decumanus maximus

9

What is the square covered in?

Concrete

10

What porticoes are in the west and east sides?

Hadrianic

11

What are the hadrianic porticoes made out of?

Granite ... granite columns

12

What is the pavement?

Marble

13

The forum also had a alter of _________.

'Alter of Concoredia'

14

When was the alter used?

Wedding ceremonies

15

What can be accessed from the north-east portico?

Three rooms and a staircase

16

What statue adorned the forum?

Ancus Marcius - King of Rome