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Augustus as Pontifex Maximus (Detail)

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Mark Cartwright
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published on 26 April 2012
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Marble statue of Emperor Augustus (27 BC-34 CE) dressed in his role as the high priest Pontifex Maximus, Corinth Archeological Museum.

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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. (2012, April 26). Augustus as Pontifex Maximus (Detail). World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/486/augustus-as-pontifex-maximus-detail/

Chicago Style

Cartwright, Mark. "Augustus as Pontifex Maximus (Detail)." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 26, 2012. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/486/augustus-as-pontifex-maximus-detail/.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Augustus as Pontifex Maximus (Detail)." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 26 Apr 2012. Web. 10 May 2021.