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Trastevere (from trans Tiberim meaning "over the Tiber") is a neighborhood in Rome on the west bank of the Tiber , south of the Vatican City. It was not originally a part of Rome, and from the time of the Republic it was inhabited mainly by Jews and Syrians and was incorporated into Rome by Augustus as the fourteenth administrative district.

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