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The temple of the Vestal Virgins was actually a temple of Vesta and the Vestal Virgins were the priestesses serving in the temple. It was situated in the Roman Forum, and it dated from around 550 BCE. It was burned down many times and it was rebuilt many times. The most famous time it was destroyed was in the great fire of Nero in 64 CE.

The temple of the Vestal Virgins was actually a temple of Vesta and the Vestal Virgins were the priestesses serving in the temple. It was situated in the Roman Forum, and it dated from around 550 BCE. It was burned down many times and it was rebuilt many times. The most famous time it was destroyed was in the great fire of Nero in 64 CE.

The Roman Pantheon -The Pantheon is a building in Rome which was originally built as a temple to the seven deities of the seven planets in the Roman state religion, but which has been a Christian church since the 7th century. It is the best-preserved of all Roman buildings and the oldest important building in the world with its original roof intact. It has been in continuous use throughout its history.

The Roman Pantheon -The Pantheon is a building in Rome which was originally built as a temple to the seven deities of the seven planets in the Roman state religion, but which has been a Christian church since the 7th century. It is the best-preserved of all Roman buildings and the oldest important building in the world with its original roof intact. It has been in continuous use throughout its history.

3260x2255 Rome Architecture, Italy, Temple of Vesta

3260x2255 Rome Architecture, Italy, Temple of Vesta

Basilica Nova. The largest single building of the Forum Romana, the Basilica was started by Maxentius and completed under Constantine, 308-312 CE.

Basilica Nova. The largest single building of the Forum Romana, the Basilica was started by Maxentius and completed under Constantine, 308-312 CE.

A basin from a luxurious residence, near Castel Sant Angelo, Rome. around 1st century BC- National Roman Museum #Rome #Italy

A basin from a luxurious residence, near Castel Sant Angelo, Rome. around 1st century BC- National Roman Museum #Rome #Italy

Forum Boarium | View of the temple of Vesta and the Temple of Portunus, Rome, founded c. 7th century. BC

Forum Boarium | View of the temple of Vesta and the Temple of Portunus, Rome, founded c. 7th century. BC

Remains of Temple of Venus and Roma, 121-135, Rome. The temple level is above the street level(the high level gorund is not pedium).

Remains of Temple of Venus and Roma, 121-135, Rome. The temple level is above the street level(the high level gorund is not pedium).

119-TRAJAN-(98AD TO 193AD)-SEVERAN DYNASTY: Plan and restored section view of Temple of Venus and Roma, 121-135, Rome.  The temple has two cella and two facades for commemorating two divinities, Venus and Roma.

119-TRAJAN-(98AD TO 193AD)-SEVERAN DYNASTY: Plan and restored section view of Temple of Venus and Roma, 121-135, Rome. The temple has two cella and two facades for commemorating two divinities, Venus and Roma.

Theatre of Marcellus | Remains of Theatre of Marcellus, Rome, completed 13 BC.

Theatre of Marcellus | Remains of Theatre of Marcellus, Rome, completed 13 BC.

Forum Boarium | Temple of Portunus. Rome 120-80 BC.

Forum Boarium | Temple of Portunus. Rome 120-80 BC.

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