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Originally a Roman god to whom sacrifices were made in Rome in honour of naval victories. However, in 31 bc Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa (63–12 bc) dedicated a temple to Neptune in honour of the naval victory of Actium, thus confirming Neptune as the Roman god of the sea.

See also warfare at sea.

See also warfare at sea.

Subjects: Maritime History.


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