Temple of Octavia, Corinth

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Mark Cartwright
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published on 26 April 2012
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The remains of the Roman temple attributed to Octavia - sister of Augustus (1st century BCE) and described by Pausanias as containing a statue of Octavia, who, seated on a throne inside the temple acted as a symbol of the Julia family. The temple was enclosed with Corinthian columns and built on a podium surrounded by stoas.

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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). Temple of Octavia, Corinth. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/532/temple-of-octavia-corinth/

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Cartwright, Mark. "Temple of Octavia, Corinth." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 26, 2012. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/532/temple-of-octavia-corinth/.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Temple of Octavia, Corinth." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 26 Apr 2012. Web. 18 Oct 2021.