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2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 Adjoining the Forum of Augustus, still further to the left, was the grand “Forum of Trajan” of which only about one third has been excavated and the rest will remain covered with streets and buildings. A part of the space uncovered belonged to the large five-halled Basilica of Ulpia, (the family name of Trajan).

3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 In one end stands the “Column of Trajan” which served Napoleon 1st with his model for the “Napoleon column” in the place Vendome Paris- It is covered with reliefs from Trajans wars with the Dacians, containing about twenty five hundred figures two feet high, besides animals +c- Within, a stairway of nearly two hundred steps winds to the top but I had no ambition to try the dusty feat- The shaft is in sections and about nine feet in diameter- The whole is about a hundred

4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 [-Forum of Trajan-]

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