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Valley of the Colosseum

Filippo Coarelli

in Rome and Environs

Published by University of California Press

Published in print December 2008 | ISBN: 9780520079601
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520935099 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/california/9780520079601.003.0007
Valley of the Colosseum

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This chapter describes Region III as a region occupying the valley between the Esquiline and Caelian hills. It explains that the region's name, Isis and Serapis, was derived from a local sanctuary of the goddess Isis, probably of considerable antiquity. The chapter discusses some of the private homes owned by popular men that were located in Region III. It describes the Arch of Constantine and S. Clemente.

Keywords: Region III; Esquilline; Caelian hills; Isis and Serapis; Arch of Constantine; S. Clemente

Chapter.  7805 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Greek and Roman Archaeology

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