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Published: September  29, 2014

Ara Pacis

The Ara Pacis is a memorial erected between 13 and 9 BC for the conclusion of peace in the Mediterranean after the victorious battles of the Emperor Augustus in Hispania and Gaul. The monument, a shrine located inside an enclosed structure made ​​of marble from Carrara, notable for the stunning decor consists of several reliefs depicting the family of Augustus in procession, and several allegories related to the mythical founding of Rome. Erected in the Campus Martius, the Ara Pacis was dedicated to the goddess of Peace, in honor of which were held in each year he sacrifices a ram and two oxen. The altar was situated so that the shadow of the great obelisk in the Campus Martius was projected on the Ara Pacis on the birthday of Augustus. Due to the rising river the altar had been submerged in the mud, where it remained for over a millennium. It was not until the sixteenth century when some of the remains were found in 1938 and was carried out reconstruction that remains to this day.

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Address :

Lungotevere in Augusta 00186 Roma, Italia

Phone :

+39 06 0608

Schedule :

Tue - Sun: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm


Published: September  29, 2014

Ara Pacis

The Ara Pacis is a memorial erected between 13 and 9 BC for the conclusion of peace in the Mediterranean after the victorious battles of the Emperor Augustus in Hispania and Gaul. The monument, a shrine located inside an enclosed structure made ​​of marble from Carrara, notable for the stunning decor consists of several reliefs depicting the family of Augustus in procession, and several allegories related to the mythical founding of Rome. Erected in the Campus Martius, the Ara Pacis was dedicated to the goddess of Peace, in honor of which were held in each year he sacrifices a ram and two oxen. The altar was situated so that the shadow of the great obelisk in the Campus Martius was projected on the Ara Pacis on the birthday of Augustus. Due to the rising river the altar had been submerged in the mud, where it remained for over a millennium. It was not until the sixteenth century when some of the remains were found in 1938 and was carried out reconstruction that remains to this day.