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Details on the Roman Forum
Basics on the Roman Forum

The Roman Forum (Forum Romanum) was originally a market place but became a place for politics, and public and private business. The Forum Romanum was located in the area between the Palatine and Capitoline that was surrounded with temples and public buildings. Money-changers operated in the forum. Besides the Forum Romanum, other fora (fora is the plural of forum) grew up in Rome.

Names of Other Roman Fora
Buildings in the Roman Forum

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