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Ville Toulouse (Haute-Garonne, 31)
Subject(s) Temple
  Temple of Jupiter
Author(s) Bertrand, Nicolas
  Historian and lawyer attached to the parliament of Toulouse (14..?-15..?)
Resource type Printed book
Date 1515
References Bertrand 1515, ff. 11v°, 12

DLF XVIe siècle, p. 141 ; Labrousse 1968, pp. 412-417 ; Lemerle 2005, pp. 99-100


Certain historians have identified the site of the Daurade as that of a temple dedicated to Isis; others with a temple dedicated to Jupiter. That a Roman temple existed in the Daurade area is certain; the divinity to which is was dedicated is not


« in templo Iovis […] : vbi nunc ecclesia beate Marie Deaurate sita est. […] [12] in illo Deaurate templo (quod templum iouis dicebant) […]. His igitur temporibus Tholose precipua duo templa fuere : Iouis scilicet, et Apollinis. Iouis autem templum erat in ecclesia que nunc vocatur nostra domina Deaurate. »