Augustus forum - Roma

After his victory in Philippi over Caesar's assassins, Brutus and Cassius, Augustus made build the forum in 2 B.C.. The 125 metre long forum was to reduce the number of people frequenting the other forums, then overcrowded druing important events. The temple of Mars Ultor (the avenger), god of war and father of Romulus, which then housed the Senate, was erected in the middle of the forum. Statues, paintings ans low-reliefs representing important Roman men praised peace and Augustus's triumph.


Address : Piazza del Grillo, 1 Roma Italy

Web : http://www.capitolium.org

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