Desirable neighborhood in Rome. Home for aristocrats and emperors
Chariot race track also used for Roman games and gladiator fights
Ancient city of Rome and was the location for political, religious, and social activities
First Century A.D.
27 B.C. Founding of Roman Empire
Meeting place for dealings with public affairs, and noblest activities
Pont du Gard
Forum of Caesar
Roman monument used as an aqueduct to supply the city of Nimes
Aqueduct of Segovia
10 mile long aqueduct from Fro River supplying the City of Segovia with water
Roman temple dedicated to Gaius and Lucius
Place of epic shows and a symbol of the city’s prestige
Amphitheatre of Nimes
Gift to the Roman people by Emperor Vespasian. Used for gladiator fights, animal fights, and other popular events.
2nd Century A.D.
Pilgrimage site for worship of the Phoenician Sky-God Baal and Astarte Queen of Heaven
Library of Celsus
Temple of Baalbek
Library built to commemorate Tiberius Julius Acquila’s father Tiberius Julius Celsus. Celsus was the council in Rome in 92 B.C
Arch of Septimius Severus
Believed to be a temple designed for the Gods. Continues to function as a church today.
The Arch commemorates the Roman victories over the Parthians
Arch of Constantine
Place of retirement for the emperor Diocletian. Diocletian was a military commander who eventually ruled Rome from 284 -305 A.D.
Erected to commemorate Constantine's victory over Maxentius at the battle of Milvian Bridge
Fall of Roman Empire
Roman Emperor Romulus was overthrown by Odoacer ending the great Roman Empire