Temple of Octavia, Corinth

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Mark Cartwright
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published on 26 April 2012

The remains of the Roman temple attributed to Octavia - sister of Augustus (1st century BCE) and described by Pausanias as containing a statue of Octavia, who, seated on a throne inside the temple acted as a symbol of the Julia family. The temple was enclosed with Corinthian columns and built on a podium surrounded by stoas.



About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. Surrounded by archaeological sites, his special interests include ancient ceramics, architecture, and mythology. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at AHE.

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