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Temple d'August, Pula (Pola), Ístria, Croàcia (inscripció)

Temple_of_Augustus, Pula, Croatia (known in Roman times as Pola). Dedicated to Augustus, it was probably built during the emperor's lifetime at some point between 2 BC and his death in AD 14. The temple's dedication originally consisted of bronze letters attached to the portico. Only the attachment holes now remain and much of the text has been destroyed over time. However, it consisted of a standard dedication also found on other Augustan temples, which read:

 

ROMAE · ET · AUGUSTO · CAESARI · DIVI · F · PATRI · PATRIAE

 

Roma and Augustus Caesar, son of god, father of the fatherland

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Taken on August 19, 2009