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Temple
Location type: Temple
Location address: Italia, Roma
Number of texts: 1
3 stars
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In ancient Rome, the main Temple of Janus stood in the Roman Forum near the Argiletum. It had doors on both ends, and inside was a statue of Janus, the two-faced god of boundaries. The Temple doors (the “Gates of Janus”) were closed in times of peace and opened in times of war.

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