Ara Maxima

Ara Maxima

(greatest altar), an altar which stood in front of a statue in the Temple of Hercules Victor in Rome, on which, when the Romans had obtained a victory, they were accustomed to place the tenth of the spoils for distribution among the citizens. The Romans used to repair to the Ara Maxima in order to confirm by a solemn oath their promises and contracts.

 
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