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Title: Apollo and the Emperors (I).
Subtitle: The Material Evidence for the Imperial Cult at Sagalassos
Author(s): TALLOEN, P. , WAELKENS, M.
Journal: Ancient Society
Volume: 34    Date: 2004   
Pages: 171-216
DOI: 10.2143/AS.34.0.505240

Abstract :
With the death of the Galatian client king Amyntas in 25 BC, Sagalassos, a city in Pisidia (SW Turkey), found itself, together with the rest of Pisidia, incorporated into the newly established Roman province of Galatia. In order to organise the region and subdue it once and for all, Augustus devised a grand scheme involving the settlement of troops and veterans, and the opening up of the areathrough major infra-structural works. Together with the political submission and development in the region, the cult of the emperor, the ideological pillar of the incorporation into the empire, found its way into Pisidia.

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