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Lacus Curtius, Rome

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  • Many tales (legends) pertain to the creation of Lacus Curtis, including that a lighting strike took place here and was considered a miracle and in the year 445 BC, Consul Gaius Curtius Chilo had the a...  more »
  • Inside the holes we found ourselves near this area, described thanks to the signs present. Definitely interesting / fascinating as all areas within the holes. Detail the history of this area between legend and reality.
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  • Lacus Curtius is often a mixed place, it is a former lake and the glory and the impressiveness of other monuments is condemned to the retreat.
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  • One of the oldest and richest points of history and legends present inside the holes. Currently the site is presented as a hollow of the trapezoidal shape, surrounded by the paving of the hole in travertine slabs dating back to the age of Caesar. @gargio76
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  • One of the oldest and richest points of history and legends present inside the holes. Currently the site is presented as a hollow of the trapezoidal shape, surrounded by the paving of the hole in travertine slabs dating back to the age of Caesar. @gargio76
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  • On 15 January 69, Emperor Galba was assassinated in the vicinity of this place.
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  • A place not to be missed
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