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The Temple of Venus and Roma

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The Temple of Venus and Roma is located on the Velian Hill, bordering Forum Romanum and the Colosseum. Emperor Hadrian designed the architecture and began its construction in 121. The temple was completed in 141 under the rule of Antoninus Pius. The Temple consists of two chambers to respectively honor the goddess of Love Venus and the goddess of…

Temple of Venus and Roma

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Located on the edge of the Roman Forum, this temple was the largest in ancient Rome, having been designed by the emperor Hadrian, but was not completely finished until the reign of Antoninus Pius. A fire in 307 A.D damaged the temple, so Maxentius repaired it. The colossus of Nero had to be moved in order to make space for this massive temple.…