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(templum, Cicero):

a temple vowed in 197 B.C. by the consul C. Cornelius Cethegus during the Insubrian war (Liv. xxxii. 30. 10), and dedicated in 1941 (Liv. xxxiv. 53. 3) on 1st February (Fast. Ant. ap. NS 1921, 86). It is said (Cic. de Div. i. 4. 99; Obseq. 75) that L. Julius, consul in 90 B.C., restored a temple of luno Sospita, in consequence of a dream of Caecilia, the daughter of Q. Caecilius Metellus Balearicus, and it is probable that it is this temple of Iuno Sospita in Rome that is meant rather than the more famous one at Lanuvium (HJ 509-510; Gilb. iii. 82, 430; WR 188; Rosch. ii. 596). It was in the forum Holitorium, and is generally identified with the smallest of the three temples (though Frank prefers the central one-TF 126-130) that lie side by side beneath the present church of S. Nicola in Carcere. These temples have the same orientation, and the other two are those of SPES and IANUS (qq.v.). The smallest is of the Doric order, hexastyle, amphiprostyle and peripteral, and built of travertine. Five of its columns with portions of the entablature remain, built into the south wall of the church (HJ 511-514; Delbriick, Die drei Tempel am Forum Holitorium, Rome 1903 2; Hulsen, Mitt. 1906, 169-192).

1 Here it is referred to under the name Iuno Mlatuta: Sigonius reads 'sospitae.' Hiilsen says that it was dedicated four years later, i.e. in 93 : but the Latin is post quadrennium (AJP 1907, 328; WR cit. agrees).

2 Cf. also Hellenistische Bauten, ii. 43.

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