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Temple of Castor and Pollux
Temple of Castor and Pollux
Other Title(s)Temple of Castor and Pollux
TitleTemle of Castor and Pollux
Record Typework
Type of WorkArchitecture; Ancient Architecture; Archaic or Early Roman Architecture; Temples
Date484 BCE; restored and enlarged 117 BCE; restored 73 BCE
LocationRome, Italy: Forum Romanum; Spring of Juturna
StyleRoman; Early Roman; Ancient Roman; Archaic Roman
Period5th c BCE
Description/NotesView of Pallatine Hill in the rear. Archaic Temple built by Aulus Postumius and finished by his son to honor the Dioscuri following the Battle of Lake Regillus in 496 BCE.""Reconstructed and enlarged in 117 BCE by L. Cecilius Metellus Dalmaticus after his victory over the Dalmatians. This second temple was again restored in 73 BCE by Gaius Verres." See:
Rights - Deposited ImageCharles K. Growdon and Marcia Cohn Growdon
UNR Accession #06-MCG-0059-IT

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