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Title: The student's manual of ancient geography, based upon the Dictionary of Greek and Roman geography
Year: 1861 (1860s)
Authors: Smith, William, 1813-1893, ed
Subjects: Geography, Ancient
Publisher: London, J. Murray
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ty.—Servius Tullius divided the town into fourregions—Suburana, Esquilina^ Collina, and Palatina—corresponding tothe number of the city tribes: these were subdivided into 27 Sacella Plan of the City of Eomulus. 536 LATIOI. Book IV. Argasonim. This division held good until the time of Aiignst-aS; v^horearranged the whole city in fourteen Regions^ named as follows:—^1) Poii:a Capena ; (2) Ccelimontium; (3) Isis et Serapis; (4,) ViaSacra; (5) Es^uilina cum Viminali; (6) Alta Semita; (7) Via Lata ;(8) Forum Eomauum; ( 9) Circus Flamiuius; (10) Palatium; (11) CircusMaximus ; 12; Piscina Publica: (13) Aventinus; (14) Trans Tiberim.The localities of these divisions are in several instances pointed outby the names which coiTespond to those of the hills and well-knownquarters of the city: it will suffice to add that Isis and Serapis wasat the back of the Esquiline. Alta Semita on the Quirinal and Pincian.Via Lata on the E. of the Campus )\Iartius^ and Piscina Publica S. ofthe Aventine.
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IMap of Rome, showing the Servian AValls and the Seven Hills. IL Walls and &afes.—The Wall of Servius, which was built of stone,surrounded the whole city, with the exception of the Capitoline Hilland the portion adjacent to the Tiber, which were both defended bynature. On the E. side of the town a portion of the agger still remainsat the back of the Esquiline and Quirinal hills.^ In other directions 3 Recurring to the comparison already made note the position of the wallsof Servius vrould be represented by a line drawn across the J^nuckles ; those ofAurelian by a line drawn across the ivrist. Chap. XXVI. its course may be traced by means of the gates, of ^-liich n .;.ntwenty are enmneratecl. the most important being the I^orto. ^ . ..rtheX. extremity of the Qiminal: Eatnmena. beneath the X. pcin: li :heCapitoline Hill; Carmentalis, at the S. foot of the Capitjline : Trige-mina, near the Tiber at the foot of the Aventine; Capena. at the footof the Ca^lian; CEelimontana, on the Ct

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