Esquiline
geographical name hill in Rome, Italy, one of seven on which the ancient city was built — see Aventine

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  • Esquiline — [es′kwə līn΄] [L ( Mons) esquilinus, after Esquiliae, name of the hill < base akin to colere, to till: see CULT] see SEVEN HILLS OF ROME …   English World dictionary

  • Esquiline — /es kweuh luyn /, n. one of the seven hills on which ancient Rome was built. * * * …   Universalium

  • Esquiline — Es•qui•line [[t]ˈɛs kwəˌlaɪn[/t]] n. anh geg one of the seven hills on which ancient Rome was built …   From formal English to slang

  • Esquiline — /ˈɛskwəlaɪn/ (say eskwuhluyn) noun one of the Seven Hills on which ancient Rome was built. {Latin Esquilīnus} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Esquiline — /es kweuh luyn /, n. one of the seven hills on which ancient Rome was built …   Useful english dictionary

  • Esquiline Venus — sculpture title = The Esquiline Venus artist = Anon. year = c.50 type = White marble height = city = Rome museum = Capitoline MuseumsThe Esquiline Venus is a smaller than life size nude marble sculpture of a female in a sandal and… …   Wikipedia

  • Esquiline Hill — Infobox Hill of Rome name =Esquiline Hill Latin name =collis Esquilinus Italian name =Esquilino rione =Esquilino buildings =Temple of Minerva Medica, Domus Aurea, baths of Trajan churches = palazzi = people = events = religion =Temple of Minerva… …   Wikipedia

  • Esquiline Necropolis — Fresco with a historical scene, the first such in ancient Roman frescoes. The Esquiline Necropolis (Italian Necropoli dell Esquilino) was a prehistoric necropolis on the Esquiline in Rome, in use until the end of the 1st century AD. It came into… …   Wikipedia

  • Porte Esquiline — L arc de Gallien (face externe) Lieu de construction Mur Servien, sur l Esquilin Date de construction IVe siècle …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Porta Esquilina — The Porta Esquilina was a gate in the Servian Wall Platner, S.B. and Ashby, T. A Topographical Dictionary of Ancient Rome . London: Humphrey Milford Oxford University, Press. 1929] and it dates back to the 6th century BC when the Servian Wall was …   Wikipedia

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