Forum of Augustus

Forum of Augustus

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Forum of Augustus is one of the Imperial forums of Rome, Italy, built by Augustus. It includes the Temple of Mars Ultor.The triumvir Octavian vowed to build a temple honoring Mars, the Roman God of War, during the battle of Philippi in 42 BC. After winning the battle, with the help of Mark Antony and Lepidus, Octavian had avenged the assassination of his adoptive father Julius Caesar. He became the first emperor of Rome in 27 BC under the name Augustus, and planned for the temple to be built in a new forum named after himself.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 200g
  • Anim Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135701460
  • 9786135701463