Capitolium of Volubilis

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Carole Raddato
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published on 12 December 2022
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The Capitolium of Volubilis in modern-day Morocco with its porticoed courtyard and single cella was a temple dedicated to Jupiter, Juno, and Minerva. It was completed under the reign of Emperor Macrinus in 218 CE. Erected on a tall podium, this temple was probably peripteral and hexastyle (six columns) but was clumsily restored in modern times as a four-columned prostyle building. An altar stands in the courtyard.

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

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