As early as 2 BC – ''Quirinus'' was worshiped as a ''dual'' Deity. A Patron God of both ''Peace and War'' – He was shown in Ancient Roman art as an ''Elderly Man, wearing both Priestly and Military Clothing''. His Cult was venerated mostly during ''Roman Peacetime''. He carried both a ''Staff of Wisdom'' and a Spear (again attesting to His duality. He was a popular God during The Reign of Augustus.