History : May-Jun 2016
FUNERAL IN THE FORUM: ROME FUNERAL PYRE On the spot where Julius Caesar was cremated, his heir Octavian, later Emperor Augustus, had the Temple of Caesar built in 29 b.c. BASILICA JULIA Built on the site of the Basilica Sempronia, Caesar started construction in 54 b.c . It was completed by Augustus. CASTOR AND POLLUX This temple to the divine twins was originally built in the sixth century b.c ., and later restored in the first century b.c .