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Temple of Ercole Vincitore

Rome, Lazio, Italy

History Hit

24 Nov 2020

About Temple of Ercole Vincitore

The Temple of Ercole Vincitore is a circular structure with twenty Corinthian columns atop a podium of marble steps. Dating from the late second century BC, it is the oldest preserved marble monument in Rome. It can be found in the Forum Boarium. 

It is believed that the Temple of Ercole Vincitore  was restored under Flavius in around 15 AD. The fresco of the Madonna with Child inside is a remnant of its time as a church.

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