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Tempio di Antonino e Faustina, Rome

Categories: Ruins, Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
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  • Dedicated by the Emperor Antoninus Pius to his late (and then deified) wife Faustina, when the emperor died thereafter, the Roman Senate decided to be thrifty and just dedicate the temple to him as we...  read more »
  • History is what you breathe walking and observing every corner of this wonderful city. The Forum is a mandatory ride in the eternal city and the Tempio di Antonino and Faustina is an example of conservation. Simply magical this city.
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  • Dead at age 40, so much had been accomplished but yet there was so much more to do. Educating and caring for the poor children and women ranked high on her personal agenda. Her husband had her declare...  read more »
  • I really love history and traveling to far places. The temple of Antoninus and Faustina is amazingly beautiful and old. I recommend making it one of your bucket list stops.
  • The temple was begun in 141 AD by the Emperor Antoninus Pius and was initially dedicated to his deceased and deified wife, Faustina the Elder. When Antoninus Pius was deified after his death in 161 AD, the temple was re-dedicated jointly to Antoninus and Faustina at the instigation of his successor, Marcus Aurelius. The building stands on a high platform of large peperino blocks. The later of two dedicatory inscriptions says, "Divo Antonino et Divae Faustinae Ex S.C." meaning, “To the divine Antoninus and to the divine Faustina by decree of the Senate.” The ten monolithic Corinthian columns of its pronaos are 17 m. tall. The rich bas-reliefs of the frieze under the cornice, of garlanded griffons and candelabri, were often copied from the sixteenth through the nineteenth centuries.
  • Amazing from the outside. Situated next to the Temple of Romulus in the Roman Forum.
  • Really impressive. Under past under to go out and as soon as I saw it I was impressed. A must visit
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  • Temple dedicated to Antonio Pio. When you switch to exit looks really impressive. Well preserved ruins.
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