Temple of Antoninus Pius and Faustina
The Temple of Antoninus and Faustina, which stands in the Forum Romanum, was originally built by the emperor Antoninus Pius (r. 138-161) for his wife Faustina, who was deified after her death in 140. When Antonius Pius died in 161 he, too, was deified and his name added to the dedication.
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