Ara Pacis

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What is the translation of 'Ara Pacis'?
Altar of Peace
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Why was the Ara Pacis built?
Augustus had defeated the Maritime Gauls and Pacified the Alps
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What was depicted at the bottom of the Ara Pacis?
Blooming flowers and crops
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Who can be seen on the front of the Ara Pacis ?
Mother Earth
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Why were the stories of the founding of Rome including Romulus and Remus and Roman Kings included?
Show Augustus had restored the republic
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What procession of people is not seen on the frieze?
The Roman Army
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What female can be seen on one the panels and what is she holding?
Roma- the female symbol of Rome- is holding a cornucopia and sitting on military equipment to show peace
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Augustus had defeated the Maritime Gauls and Pacified the Alps

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