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The Curia Iulia is one of the best-preserved monuments in the Roman Forum. It was constructed as an inaugurated space (temple) to accommodate the Roman Senate inside. What you see is a rebuilding after the fire of AD 283 of the Curia built by Augustus. The Curia was converted into a church 7C AD, then freed of the accreted Church architecture in the Fascist era.

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