A Tribute to Augustus
This year marks the bimillennial anniversary of the death of the first Roman emperor, Augustus. He died on 19th August...
At the urging of his mother, aunt, and grandmother, Roman Emperor Elagabalus named his cousin Alexianus (the future Alexander...
When Roman Emperor Hadrian died on July 10, 138 CE, he left, as did his predecessors, an adopted son as his successor, Antoninus...
A detail of a statue of Roman emperor Antoninus Pius, reign 138-161 CE. (Capitoline Museums, Rome).
A marble bust of Roman emperor Antoninus Pius, r. 138-161 CE. (The Vatican Museums, Rome).
Bust of Roman Emperor Antoninus Pius from the Ancient Agora Museum in Athens, 138-161 CE.
Augustus Caesar (63 BCE – 14 CE) was the name of the first (and, by all accounts, greatest) emperor of Rome. Augustus...
Marble statue of Emperor Augustus (27 BC-34 CE), Corinth Archeological Museum.
Bronze torso from an equestrian statue of Emperor Octavian Augsustus. (National Museum, Athens)
Augustus of Prima Porta, statue of the emperor Augustus in Museo Chiaramonti, Vatican, Rome.