Temple of Mars Ultor, Rome

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Mark Cartwright
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published on 06 October 2013
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The temple of Mars Ultor ('The Avenger') in the Forum of Augustus, 1st century BCE, Rome. It was built by Augustus to commemorate the Battle of Philippi and the defeat of Julius Caesar's assassins in 42 BCE.

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About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at WHE.

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Cartwright, M. (2013, October 06). Temple of Mars Ultor, Rome. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/2065/temple-of-mars-ultor-rome/

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