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Ara Pacis Augustae
(957 words)

[German version]

Representative  altar complex on the  campus martius near the Via Flaminia in  Rome; together with the  Ustrinum and the mausoleum of Augustus, it is possibly a part of the  Horologium Augusti. Finds since 1568, systematic excavations at the ancient site under the Palazzo Fiano at the Via in Lucina in 1903 and 1937/38. With its details in dispute, the opening of the reconstruction, which was relocated to the banks of the Tiber near the Augustus mausoleum (by using casts of scattered relief fragments), took place in 1938 as an act of state in Mussolini's presence;  fascist i…

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Höcker, Christoph (Kissing), “Ara Pacis Augustae”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 22 October 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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