Temple of Antoninus and Faustina

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Temple of Antoninus and Faustina

The reconstruction of the Temple of Antoninus and Faustina is part of the large and complex reconstruction of the area around the Colosseum and the Fora.

The definition of the monument on an urban scale is ideal for bird’s eye views, particularly spectacular in this area which includes the most famous monuments in the city.

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Temple of Antoninus and Faustina

The Temple of Antoninus and Faustina was located near the Regia inside the Forum. It was erected in 141 AD by Antoninus Pius in honor of his wife Faustina, who died and was deified in that same year. Upon the death of the emperor, the temple was also dedicated to him.

The temple sits on a raised podium, preceded by a stairway. At the center of the stairway are the ruins of brickwork altar. The façade of the temple was adorned with six columns in cipolin marble with Corinthian capitals in white marble. The cella is in opera quadrata in peperino: a marble frieze runs along the two longer sides with representations of griffins alternating with vegetable motifs.

Originally the outside of the cella was faced with marble. Subsequently the church of San Lorenzo in Miranda was installed in the interior of the temple.