Tuesday, 19 February 2019

Site linked to Caesar’s murder to open to public

A complex of ancient temples in Rome that are linked to the scene of Julius Caesar’s murder will be opened to the public. The below-street-level temple ruins at Largo Argentina will have walkways built inside the site so tourists can stroll through the ruins. The ruins include a stone pedestal from the Curia of Pompey, the meeting place of senators, where Caesar was slain in 44 B.C.

After Caesar's murder, Augustus Caesar removed the large statue of Pompey and had the hall walled up. Suetonius wrote that it was later made into a latrine.

Caesar Augustus