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Horologium Augusti

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Sara Hales, Echo Smith, Edward Keogh
Contributors: Jeffrey Becker
Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Jun 29, 2021 09:27 AM History
The Horologium Augusti or Solarium Augusti was an ancient monument of the Campus Martius built during the reign of Augustus. In theory, it functioned as a giant solar marker. An obelisk relocated to Rome from Heliopolis served as the gnomon. The obelisk today stands in the Piazza di Monte Citorio.

https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/986274170

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Sara Hales, Echo Smith, Edward Keogh, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Horologium Augusti: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2021 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/986274170> [accessed: 26 July 2021]

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