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1

When?

106-113 AD

2

Where was it when compared to the main forum?

North west

3

What huge project was faced when building this forum?

Digging out Quirinal Hill

4

What was the main square bordered by?

Two porticoes

5

How long were the two porticoes?

112m

6

What paving was in the square?

Marble

7

What was the forum divided by?

Gigantic Basilica Ulpia

8

What wasn't there access to in the square?

Trajan's temple

9

What was constructed nearby at the same time?

Trajan's market

10

What did Trajan's market provide?

Modern commercial and residential buildings

11

What was Trajan's temple's relationship with the forum?

It was detached

12

What did Trajan's temple outdo?

Augustus' in size and beauty

13

How many storeys did the Basilica Ulpia have?

2

14

What was the basilica ulpia?

Civil building

15

What was the entrance of the basilica ulpia screened by?

10 columns

16

What was the forum built from?

Stoa-lined piazza with exedrae on two sides

17

How big was the stoa-lined piazza?

200 x 120 m

18

Where's the main entrance of the forum?

Southern side

19

What is at the southern entrance?

Triumphal arch with statue of Trajan in a 6-horse chariot

20

Where is the basilica ulpia?

North end of the piazza

21

What was the flooring like at the basilica ulpia?

Cobbled with rectangular blocks of white marble

22

What was the large equestrian statue of?

Trajan

23

What is on either side of the piazza?

Markets, also housed by the exedrae

24

Where was the smaller piazza?

North of the Basilica

25

What did the smaller piazza have?

Temple dedicated to Trajan

26

What two libraries are in the forum?

One housing latin documents, and the other greek documents.

27

Where was Trajan's column?

Between the two libraries

28

How tall was Trajan's column?

38 m