Flashcards in Forum - Rome - Forum and market of Trajan Deck (28):
Where was it when compared to the main forum?
What huge project was faced when building this forum?
Digging out Quirinal Hill
What was the main square bordered by?
How long were the two porticoes?
What paving was in the square?
What was the forum divided by?
Gigantic Basilica Ulpia
What wasn't there access to in the square?
What was constructed nearby at the same time?
What did Trajan's market provide?
Modern commercial and residential buildings
What was Trajan's temple's relationship with the forum?
It was detached
What did Trajan's temple outdo?
Augustus' in size and beauty
How many storeys did the Basilica Ulpia have?
What was the basilica ulpia?
What was the entrance of the basilica ulpia screened by?
What was the forum built from?
Stoa-lined piazza with exedrae on two sides
How big was the stoa-lined piazza?
200 x 120 m
Where's the main entrance of the forum?
What is at the southern entrance?
Triumphal arch with statue of Trajan in a 6-horse chariot
Where is the basilica ulpia?
North end of the piazza
What was the flooring like at the basilica ulpia?
Cobbled with rectangular blocks of white marble
What was the large equestrian statue of?
What is on either side of the piazza?
Markets, also housed by the exedrae
Where was the smaller piazza?
North of the Basilica
What did the smaller piazza have?
Temple dedicated to Trajan
What two libraries are in the forum?
One housing latin documents, and the other greek documents.
Where was Trajan's column?
Between the two libraries