The extraordinary sanctuary above which the congregation of San Lorenzo in Miranda was worked in the seventh and eighth hundreds of years has been related to a reasonable level of conviction from the dedicatory engraving still readable on the architrave.
The Temple of Antoninus and Faustina was raised in 141 AD to pay tribute to Faustina, the spouse of Antoninus Pius, worshipped after her passing. After twenty years, on the passing of the ruler, the primary line was added to the engraving, with the goal that the sanctuary was rededicated to both a couple. The building remains on a tall plinth gone before by a trip of block steps, remade in present day times, which has joined the old center, additionally made of block.
Like different landmarks in the Forum, the Temple of Antoninus and Faustina gambled being destroyed in the sixteenth century when the marble chunks with which it was sheathed were expelled.
The segments, in any case, withstood the laborers’ endeavors. Still noticeable are the profound depressions scored in the highest points of the poles by ropes utilized in the endeavor to topple them. The bloom beds of various shapes and sizes toward the east of the sanctuary imitate the types of the tombs of the antiquated internment put (Bronze Age, tenth-eighth hundreds of years BC) found early a century ago.