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Templum Iovis Optimi Maximi By Gaia Aurelia. The Temple of Jupiter, Best and Greatest This temple was dedicated to a triad of gods: Jupiter, King of the.

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1 Templum Iovis Optimi Maximi By Gaia Aurelia

2 The Temple of Jupiter, Best and Greatest This temple was dedicated to a triad of gods: Jupiter, King of the gods, Juno, his wife, and Minerva, his daughter and the goddess of wisdom. Being dedicated to Jupiter, this temple was the most important in Rome.

3 Foundation Tarquinius Priscus – BCE – Prayed to the gods during a battle with the Sabines – Did not see it finished Tarquinius Superbus continued the work Temple finished in the 3 rd consulship

4 The Building Itself Capitoline Hill Perimeter 800 feet Each side roughly 200 feet 3 chambers, main one dedicated to Jupiter Drawing of the Temple when is was still standing.

5 Condition Burned 83 BC, 69 BC, 80 AD Parts are in the Palazzo dei Conservatori today

6 Today

7 Sources First picture: teaching-classics/http://erosok.wordpress.com/copyright-and-images-for- teaching-classics/ Second picture: https://resources.oncourse.iu.edu/access/content/user/leach/www/2003 /jJ.O.M.podium.jpg https://resources.oncourse.iu.edu/access/content/user/leach/www/2003 /jJ.O.M.podium.jpg Info: GE/AK_HTML/TS-037.html GE/AK_HTML/TS-037.html


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