Dioscouri Quirinale - Ancient Rome Live

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Darius Arya
by American Institute for Roman Culture
published on 16 February 2020
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The Dioscouri are two colossal statues on the Quirinal Hill reused by Pope Sixtus V (1521-1590 CE) in 1588 CE for a fountain display in front of the papal palace that has become the residence of the president of the Republic of Italy. Traditionally they are interpreted as belonging to the nearby Baths of Constantine, but another interpretation is that they were part of the pedimental statuary for the colossal (60 foot column shafts) Temple of Serapis, attributed to the Roman emperor Hadrian (r. 117-138 CE) or possibly Septimius Severus (r. 193-211 CE).

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Culture, A. I. f. R. (2020, February 16). Dioscouri Quirinale - Ancient Rome Live. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/video/1952/dioscouri-quirinale---ancient-rome-live/

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