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PIAZZA BOCCA DELLA VERITÀ

Situated between Via Luigi Petroselli and Via della Greca, this squared is named after the Mouth of Truth in th eportico of the late medieval Church of Santa Maria in Cosmedin. The square hosts the Arch of Money-Changers (Arcus Argentariorum), the Arch of Janus, The Temple of Hercules and the Temple of Portunus, a deity connected to the river harbor. Here, until 1868, were carried out publicly capital executions.

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