Portico of the Dei Consentes (Twelve Gods), Forum Romanum, Rome, Italy
Forum: 7th century BCE-7th century CE
The Portico of the Dei Consentes was a sanctuary for the twelve major gods and goddesses of the Roman pantheon. The portico is located on the slope of the Capitoline Hill towards the Forum Romanum, on the Clivus Capitolinus in a corner between the Temple of Saturn and the Temple of Vespasian and Titus.
The Forum Romanum was the political and economic center of Rome during the Republic_access; it held many of the central political, religious and judicial buildings in Rome. It is located in a valley between Capitoline Hill on the west, Palatine Hill on the south, the Velia on the east, and Quirinal Hill and the Esquiline Hill to the north.
The Archivision Collection of Ancient Sites was funded by the Jack Martin Balcer Library Endowment.
Keywords: Italy, Roma, Roman Forum, Foro Romano, Porticus Deorum Consentium, Mediterranean. Photographed by Scott Gilchrist, Archivision.