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Temple of Jupiter, Pompeii: 9 reviews and 9 photos
The Temple of Jupiter, the name of the temple derives from its original function in the samnite period. Following the towns colonization the temple became a capitalism, a temple dedicated to the capitalize triad of Jupiter, juno and Minerva, according to the religious tradition of Rome, that required that every town center must have a temple dedicated to the most important gods of Mont Olympus. So this is why this temple is in the center of the Forum. There is also a colossal torso statue of Jupiter in the center of the temple, and 2 arches on both side of the temple.
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