The complex of the Porticus of Octavia which overlooks the Circus Flaminius (the area of the old ghetto) was rebuilt by Augustus between 27 and 23 BC to replace the older Porticus of Mete 11 us and dedicated to his sister Octavia. It stood between the Theatre of Pompey and the Circus Flaminius . PLATE 12 Abstract The discovery of the true location of the Circus Flaminius in Rome invites reconsideration of the history of the Porticus Octaviae.

The Porticus Octavia (the Octavian Portico) was a portico in ancient Rome, built by Gnaeus Octavius in 168 BC to commemorate a naval victory over Perseus of Macedonia. The Porticus of Octavia was constructed on the remains ofa building put up by Q. Cecilio Metello Macedonico in 146 A.C by architects Sauro and Batraco between the years 27 and 23 A.C. Augustus commissioned the construction and devoted it to his sister Octavia after whom the Portico was named. The Porticus Octavia (Octavian Portico) was a portico in ancient Rome, built by Gnaeus Octavius in 168BC to commemorate a naval victory over Perseus of Macedonia.

The Evolution of the Porticus Octaviae L. RICHARDSON, JR. El pòrtic d'Octavia (en llatí porticus Octaviae), conegut com a pòrtic de Metel (porticus Metelli) durant la República Romana o com a pòrtic de Sever (porticus Severi) després del segle IV dC, és un conjunt d’antics monuments romans situats al Camp de Mart de Roma, a prop del teatre de Marcel. The currently visible remains date back mainly to restoration work from the reign of Septimius Severus.

Porticus Octaviae The Porticus Octaviae (Portico of Octavia ; Italian: Portico di Ottavia ) is an ancient structure in Rome. [1] It stood between the theatre of Pompey and the circus Flaminius . The structure was built by Augustus in the name of his sister, Octavia Minor, sometime after 27 BC, in place of the Porticus Metelli. It was a double-columned porch of a rectangular form (119 meters wide and 132 meters long) adorned … It must have be-gun as a single wing along the circus, the Porticus Octavia, and been developed as a peristyle twenty-five years later by the addition of the Porticus Me-telli.