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Picture of the week: The Capitolium, temple dedicated to Jupiter, Juno and Minerva, Thuburbo Majus (Tunisia)

Jupiter, Juno and Minerva were honored in temples known as Capitolia, which were built on hills and other prominent areas in many cities in Italy and the provinces, particularly during the Augustan and Julio-Claudian periods. In Rome, the three deities were worshipped in a great temple on the Capitolium hill. Most had a triple cella.… Continue reading Picture of the week: The Capitolium, temple dedicated to Jupiter, Juno and Minerva, Thuburbo Majus (Tunisia)