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Shore of the Tiber
Shore of the Tiber

Emporium in antiquity was a municipal square where goods imported by sea were stored. In Rome, the emporium, founded in 192 BCE, was located on the banks of the Tiber River at the foot of the Aventine Hill.

  • Mała encyklopedia kultury antycznej, Warszawa 1983
  • Photo: Konrad Załęski

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