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Twelve Emperors by Suetonius

Augustus, Chapter 22: Augustus closes the doors of the Janus temple
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The temple of Janus Quirinus, which had been shut twice only, from the era of the building of the city to his own time, he [Note 1] closed thrice in a much shorter period, having established universal peace both by sea and land. He twice entered the city with the honours of an ovation, namely, after the war of Philippi, and again after that of Sicily. He had also three curule triumphs for his several victories in Dalmatia, Actium, and Alexandria; each of which lasted three days.

Note 1: he = Augustus

Event: Augustus closes the doors of the Janus temple