Pontinia. Tomb of Clesippo

In the municipal area of Pontinia there are also the ruins of the Tomb of Clesippo. A spectacular Roman tomb dating from the second century AD: the mausoleum of Clesippo Geranium, a freed slave who became rich thanks to his talent and his abilities.

Guide of Pontinia

Pontinia is a ‘planned city’, i.e. one of the five cities founded during the fascist period after the reclamation of the Pontine plain, from which it derives its name. Over the centuries many attempts had been made to ‘tame’ the swamp first by the Romans with that by Theodoric in Read more…