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Res Gestae of the Monumentum Ancyranum (Temple of Augustus at Ankara)

This marble inscription at the Temple of Augustus in Ankara (modern day Turkey) is the best preserved and probably best known extant version of the Res Gestae Divi Augusti, one of various, identical inscriptions found in remnants across the Roman Empire. The Res Gestae was a first-person, propagandizing testament of Augustus his life and political…