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The Ara Pacis Augustae ( The Altar of Augustan Peace)

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The Ara Pacis Augustae is a ceremonial altar dedicated to Pax, the Roman goddess of peace. It consists of the actual altar itself, surrounded by a tall enclosure. It was meant to celebrate the successful military campaigns of both the Emperor Augustus in the West and his right-hand man, Agrippa, in the East. The altar was originally situated in theā€¦