Pagan - Christian - Triumphal Way 5.1


from:
Inside the Density of G. B. Piranesi's Ichnographia Campus Martius
1999.11.21



pagan
1 :
HEATHEN 1; esp : a follower of polytheistic religion (as in ancient Rome) 2 : one that has little or no religion and that is marked by a frank delight in and uninhibited seeking after sensual pleasures and material goods : and unrestrained hedonist and materialist

christian
1 a :
one who believes or professes or is assumed to believe in Jesus Christ and the truth as taught by him : an adherent of Christianity : one who has accepted the Christian religious and moral principles of life : one who has faith in and pledged allegiance to God thought of as revealed in Christ : one whose life is conformed to the doctrines of Christ

triumph
1 a :
an ancient Roman ceremonial in honor of a general after his decisive victory over a foreign enemy beginning with his entrance into the city preceded by the senate and magistrates, the spoils, and the captives in chains and followed by his army in marching order and ending with sacrificial offerings and a public feast b : a triumphal procession or stately esp. public show or pageant



The route of the Triumphal Way within the Ichnographia Campus Martius begins in the Area Martis, a forecourt to the Temple of Mars, and ends at the Porta Triumphalis, the Triumphal Gate within the Servian Wall.

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