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The Hadrianic reliefs from the Arch of Portugal (Arco di Portogallo), Rome

About halfway along today’s via del Corso, once called via Lata, a large arch of Roman age spanned the street up to the mid 17th century. It was earlier known as the Arcus Hadriani, but in the 16th century, the arch was renamed Arco di Portogallo (Arch of Portugal) because it adjoined the residence of the… Continue reading The Hadrianic reliefs from the Arch of Portugal (Arco di Portogallo), Rome