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Temple Augustus, possibly the Forum of Augustus, Rome, Italy
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One of the imperial forums of Rome, Italy, built by Augustus. It includes the Temple of Mars Ultor. The forum follows the layout of the Forum of Caesar. It was built in 42 BC to commemorate Augustus' victory at the Batlle of Philippi over the assassins of Julius Caesar. The incomplete forum and its temple were inaugurated in 2 BC.