Jupiter

The temple on the Capitol was not the only sanctuary in Rome dedicated to Jupiter, supreme god of the Romans. In his Topographical Dictionary of Ancient Rome, Samuel Plattner mentions no less than thirty other temples, and LacusCurtius‘ Bill Thayer has now added the (short) articles on the temple of Jupiter Ultor and the temple of Jupiter Victor. (The photo to the right shows a remarkable Jupiter from Tongeren in Belgium, showing the supreme god on horseback, an iconography that is derived from Wodan.)

Three sanctuaries of Veiovis are available as well, and the Greek text of Dio of Prusa‘s 79th discourse (on wealth) is no longer absent from the world wide web too.

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