Location on Forum Plan

Via Sacra
Lapis Niger
Curia (Senate House)
Basilica Aemilia
Templum Antonini et Faustinae
Basilica Constantini
Templum Veneris et Romae
Arcus Titi
Atrium Vestae
Templum Vestae
Templum Juli
Templum Castoris
Basilica Julia
Templum Saturni
Templum Divi Vespasiani
Templum Concordiae
Lacus Curtius
Miliarium Aureum
Arcus Septimii Serveri
Carcer (Prison)

Miliarium Aureum

At the eastern edge of the rostra, Augustus set up a column covered in gold, which had inscribed on it the names of the major cities of the Roman Empire, and their distances from Rome. All those famous Roman milestones on the Via Appia and other roads leading out of Rome This would remind readers of the extent of the far-flung boundaries of the Empire and the extensive Roman roads that coursed across parts of three continents, and the central nature of the Forum itself. Unfortunately, little more than the base survives.

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please contact any of the project developers with suggestions or comments:
Leslie Flood,Germantown High School, Memphis, Tennessee
Cindy Pope, StarNet Television Network,San Antonio, Texas
Joan Jahnige, Kentucky Educational Television , Lexington, Kentucky
Randy Thompson, Winston Churchill High School, San Antonio, Texas