Rostra

Rostra


This is the tribune of the orators d the name derives from the rostri the latin boats, which were prey of Romans after the battle of Aetium 1 BC. Moved here by the Comi ~m, for Caesar’s will, they were then larged by Augustus. The monument .5 a curved part of blocks of tufa, vered with sheets of marble. On the )ntal side one can see the holes whi substained the rostri.


The Monetary History of the World
© Martin A. Armstrong