Temple of Augustus in Pula

Illustration

Carole Raddato
by
published on 22 June 2021
Send to Google Classroom:

The Temple, situated in the Forum, was dedicated to the goddess Roma and the Emperor Augustus. It was constructed between the year 2 BCE and 14 CE. The frieze of floral motives on the architrave is continued around the temple. On its frontal side, the architrave carries the inscription that reads: ROMAE ET AVGUSTO CAESARI DIVI FILIO PATRI PATRIAE.

Remove Ads

Advertisement

About the Author

Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

Cite This Work

APA Style

Raddato, C. (2021, June 22). Temple of Augustus in Pula. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/14331/temple-of-augustus-in-pula/

Chicago Style

Raddato, Carole. "Temple of Augustus in Pula." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified June 22, 2021. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/14331/temple-of-augustus-in-pula/.

MLA Style

Raddato, Carole. "Temple of Augustus in Pula." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 22 Jun 2021. Web. 22 Sep 2021.