Haettu kohde: Curia


    Kohde : Curia

    Kohteen kielivariantti : Roman Senate

    Valm.vuosi : 52 BC (useita entisöintivaiheita)

    Paikkakunta : Roma

    Maa : Italy

    Rakennustyyli : Roomalainen antiikki

    Kohde kartalla (vihreä nuoli)

    Kuvaus :

    “The ancient Senate House of Rome, the Curia, was traditionally founded by Tullius Hostilius, the third king of Rome. This first building, known as the Curia Hostilia, was restored in 80 B.C. and later by Caesar who realigned it along its present site. Burned down in A.D. 283, the Curia was rebuilt by Diocletian (284–305). In the seventh century it was converted into a church by Pope Honorius I. This church was demolished in the 1930s and the Curia reconstructed as it was left by Diocletian, a brick building of severe simplicity. As the Curia could accommodate only three hundred senators, who sat above the president’s podium on the wide shallow steps, meetings were often held in other places to provide room for the growing number of senators, which had risen to nine hundred in Caesar’s time.”

    Hibbert, Christopher: Rome – The Biography of a City, Penguin Books, 1985, p. 317.

    Ed. Katriina Puputti



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    Curia
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    Curia
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    Kuva © Arto Kuorikoski