Tempio (Temple) di Iside, Rome

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It was a sacred area in form of rectangular 240m x 60m located between Via del Seminario, Piazza S.Ignazio and Piazza del Gesu'. It was created in 43 b.C., destroyed by Augustus and Tiberius, and reconstructed and embellished by Caligola. The remains of the Temple of Isis decorate now different places in Rome, such as: a Pine-coin in the courtyard of Vatican Museums, obelisks at Piazza della Rotonda, Piazza della Minerva, Villa Celimontana, Piazza dei Cinquecento, Piazza Navona, a big marble foot in Via del Pie' di Marmo, Madama Lucrezia in Piazza S.Marco, and etc. The central temple was probably located on the site of present Chiesa di S.Stefano del Cacco.

Address:
Tempio (Temple) di Iside
00186, Rome, Lazio, Italy
Zone: Rione Pigna (Torre Argentina) (Roma centro)
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