Rome Reborn: Basilica of Maxentius
Flyover Zone takes you to the last public building constructed in ancient Rome: the Basilica of Maxentius and Constantine (or, Basilica Nova). Located near the Roman Forum and Colosseum, it featured a colossal statue (13 meters high) of the Emperor Constantine the Great.
7 stops, about 30 minutes
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Rome Reborn: Basilica of Maxentius and Constantine
Flyover Zone takes you on a teletour back in time to the reigns of Maxentius and Constantine, a period of dramatic developments in Rome and the empire. See the last public building erected in the Eternal City before the capital was moved to Constantinople. Your guides are Steven Zucker and Beth Harris of Smarthistory. They show you the way the ruins look today as well as Flyover’s reconstruction of their ancient appearance. Learn about the colossal statue of Constantine enthroned, which towers 13 meters (42 feet) high at the end of the main hall. Hear how the building was used in antiquity and reused in the Middle Ages and modern times.
Mac OS, Windows 10, Oculus Go/Quest/Rift, HTC Vive
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