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Temple of Minerva Medica

Constructed during the age of Imperial Rome, the Temple of Minerva Medica once stood on the Esquiline Hill in Rome. It was mentioned by Cicero and several other sources but eventually became lost at some point.

However, the Temple of Minerva Medica is still on the Roman map. Except it’s not really the Temple of Minerva Medica—but a ruined 4th-century nymphaeum building, consecrated to the mythical nymphs and connected to the water supply. No ancient literature or inscriptions mention it in any way.



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