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An overview of the fire-brigades active in Rome, Ostia and Portus.


The barracks in Rome
A guardhouse in Rome
The graffiti in the guardhouse
The fire-fighters and the law

[The harbours]
The fire-fighters in the harbours
The barracks in Ostia
Photo gallery of the barracks
The "bars" next to the barracks in Ostia
Building II,XII
The barracks in Portus

The excavations of the barracks in Ostia
The oldest photos of the Augusteum
The inscriptions of the Augusteum
The other inscriptions
The painted texts
The graffiti

List of inscriptions from Ostia and Portus

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A fire broke out in an insula.
Click on image to enlarge. Artist unknown.