Basilica, Pompeii

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Illustration

by Mary Harrsch
published on 15 November 2012

A portion of the 2nd century BCE Basilica of the Roman town of Pompeii, the oldest surviving example of such a building from the Roman world. In the Roman world the basilica was used for any large gathering and was the typical location of lawcourts.



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