Foro di Vespasiano

Ancient Rome

The Foro di Vespasiano, also known as the Foro della Pace (Forum of Peace) or Tempio della Pace (Temple of Peace), was built in AD 70 by Vespasian. Part of it was incorporated into the Basilica dei SS Cosma e Damiano in the 6th century.

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