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2. What is the translation of 'Ara Pacis'?

  • Temple of Augustus
  • Altar of Peace
  • Augustus's Altar

3. Who can be seen on the front of the Ara Pacis ?

  • Mother Earth
  • Apollo
  • Athena
  • Augustus

4. What female can be seen on one the panels and what is she holding?

  • Eirene- God of peace- is holding Ploutos- God of wealth to show the relationship between peace and prosperity
  • Roma- the female symbol of Rome- is holding a cornucopia and sitting on military equipment to show peace
  • Mother earth is holding a young child to show how Augustus nurtured the plebians of Rome

5. Why was the Ara Pacis built?

  • Show the Parthians returning the lost eagles
  • Augustus had defeated the Maritime Gauls and Pacified the Alps
  • Celebrate social development


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