Does This Ancient Solar Phenomenon Really Honor Emperor Octavian?

April 29, 2020 - General
Left:  A team of scientists have found an alignment that occurs between the rising Sun and a major street in Turin that was constructed around 28 BC. (Guido Cossard) Right: Statue of Emperor Octavian in Rome. (fabiomax / Adobe stock)

A team of scientists in Turin, Italy, have claimed the alignment of one of the city streets marks the day Roman Emperor Octavian (“Augustus”) was titled “father of the country” – but not everyone agrees.

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