The Temple of Augustus (Templum Augusti or Aedes Divus Augustus) was built by Tiberius (and maybe Livia) in honour of Augustus. Tiberius might not have finished it, or might not have dedicated it, in which case it was finished and/or dedicated by Gaius (Caligula). The remains of the temple are probably to be found under the modern buildings behind the Basilica Julia, but it has not been excavated.
Earlier the Temple of Augustus was identified with the Annex of Tiberius' Palace on the Vicus Tuscus, behind the Temple of Castor and Pollux and at the foot of the Palatine Hill. These buildings are from the period of Domitian, and have nothing to do with the Temple of Augustus, which probably stood just across the Vicus Tuscus.
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Documents related to "Aedes Divus Augustus":
- Annex of Tiberius' palace - Vestibule to the imperial palaces on the Palatine Hill (Forum Romanum, Rome, Italy)
- Augustus - Roman Emperor (27 BCE-14 CE) (Romans, Historical Persons)
- Basilica Julia - Julius Caesar's basilica on the Forum Romanum (Forum Romanum, Rome, Italy)
- Caligula - Roman Emperor (37-41 CE) (Romans, Historical Persons)
- Domitian - Roman Emperor (81-96 CE) (Romans, Historical Persons)
- Livia - Roman Empress (27 BCE-14 CE), wife of Augustus and mother of Tiberius (Romans, Historical Persons)
- Palatine Hill (Rome, Italy)
- Temple of Castor and Pollux - Temple vowed after the battle of Lake Regillus in 496 BCE (Forum Romanum, Rome, Italy)
- Tiberius - Roman Emperor (14-37 CE) (Romans, Historical Persons)
- Vicus Tuscus - The ancient road from the Roman Forum to the Velabrum (Forum Romanum, Rome, Italy)
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