Fires of Rome
An account of the fires that hit ancient Rome
This is an attempt at compiling a list of the fires that ravaged Rome in antiquity.
The list is by no means complete and comments are always welcome.
580 BCE (approx)
A fire in the nascent Forum Romanum destroys part of the Comitium.
390 BCE - Sack of the Gauls
Rome sacked and burned by the Gauls.
83 BCE - Capitoline Hill
The temple of Temple of Jupiter Capitolinus was destroyed.
The Curia Hostilia is burned down during the funerals of P. Clodius Pulcher.
Fire in the Forum Romanum. The Basilica Julia and Temple of Castor and Pollux burned down.
9 CE - Forum Romanum
64 CE - The Great Fire of Rome
69 CE - Capitoline Hill
?? CE - Campus Martius
80 CE - Capitoline Hill
283 CE - Forum Romanum and Caesar's Forum
The W. end of the Forum Romanum and the Forum of Caesar was damaged.
Rome was sacked by Alaric and much of the Forum Romanum destroyed.
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