He had built himself a palace and laid out noble gardens, the remains of which still exist, at the foot of the Esquiline hill.
Thus they escaped the fire, which in general had not reached the other slope of the Esquiline.
The entrance for the emperor was between two arches facing the Esquiline, where there was no cornice.
In the course of the pestilence they had inherited a magnificent abode on the Esquiline.
Such was the ground at the Esquiline gate, which Augustus gave Mæcenas for his gardens.
This fog is high up on the Esquiline, as d-d-dense as along the river.
This terrace he surmounted with a wall flanked with towers, and extending from the Colline1840 to the Esquiline gate.
Soon, after this poem was written the great palace on the Esquiline lost its master.
From over the Esquiline came the shrill trumpeting of a cock.
During the empire several poets had their residence on the Esquiline.