Esquiline

Map of Ancient Rome. Michael Grant, <I>The Roman Forum</I> pg.30An area of Rome embracing two of the seven hills. It was the site of rich gardens (as of Maecenas) and villas in the early empire, of Nero's Golden House and of imperial baths, all of which have been the source for sculpture and paintings, mainly of the early empire.

Above: Map of Ancient Rome. Michael Grant, The Roman Forum pg.30 © Michael Grant