Terrace of Marcus Nonius Balbus in Herculaneum

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Carole Raddato
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published on 21 January 2020
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The Terrace of Marcus Nonius Balbus lies in the suburban dIstrict of Herculaneum, near the ancient waterfront. Dominating the terrace are a statue of M. Nonius Balbus, together with a memorial altar set up in his honour. Balbus was a native of Nuceria. He became praetor and proconsul of the provinces of Crete and Cyrene.

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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Raddato, C. (2020, January 21). Terrace of Marcus Nonius Balbus in Herculaneum. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/11751/terrace-of-marcus-nonius-balbus-in-herculaneum/

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Raddato, Carole. "Terrace of Marcus Nonius Balbus in Herculaneum." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 21, 2020. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/11751/terrace-of-marcus-nonius-balbus-in-herculaneum/.

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Raddato, Carole. "Terrace of Marcus Nonius Balbus in Herculaneum." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 21 Jan 2020. Web. 20 Jun 2021.