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Altar of Victory
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The Altar of Victory was dedicated on Aug 28, 29 BCE, in the Senate House (Curia Julia) in Rome. Augustus encouraged this because, according to Suetonius (Aug. 35), he wanted the Senate to perform their duties more conscientiously after the civil war. Next to the altar, Augustus placed a statue of the…

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Salzman, Michele Renee, “Altar of Victory”, in: Brill Encyclopedia of Early Christianity Online, General Editor David G. Hunter, Paul J.J. van Geest, Bert Jan Lietaert Peerbolte. Consulted online on 17 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-7993_EECO_SIM_00000118>
First published online: 2018



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