The Basilica of Pompeii

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Carole Raddato
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published on 26 September 2019
The Basilica of Pompeii

The Basilica of Pompeii stands near the west corner of the Forum and is the oldest and most important public building in the town. Covering an area of 1,500 square metres, it was built around 130-120 BCE and is one of the oldest examples of this type of building in the entire Roman world.


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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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Raddato, C. (2019, September 26). The Basilica of Pompeii. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/11271/

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Raddato, Carole. "The Basilica of Pompeii." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified September 26, 2019. https://www.ancient.eu/image/11271/.

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Raddato, Carole. "The Basilica of Pompeii." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 26 Sep 2019. Web. 17 Oct 2019.

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