Trajan's Forum and Market
Maximus and Titus
Emperor Trajan Constructed the Forum/Market to include buildings that would function as a covered market, small shops and residential apartments. Also built to display goods for people to buy. Also during the 12th and 13th century it was used as a medieval fortress to protect the emperor.
Located on the Via dei Fori Imperiali, at the opposite end to the Colosseum.
Structures within the Forum
The Structures found include a grand covered Market, small shop fronts and a vast residential apartment block. Another structure would be government buildings on the 2nd and 3rd floor. Lastly there was places to worship throughout the Forum/Market.
What was unique about this market?
Is the Forum still standing?
Are there any modern counterparts?
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