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...
A marble bust of Roman emperor Antoninus Pius, r. 138-161 CE. (The Vatican Museums, Rome).
A detail of a statue of Roman emperor Antoninus Pius, reign 138-161 CE. (Capitoline Museums, Rome).
When Roman Emperor Hadrian died on July 10, 138 CE, he left, as did his predecessors, an adopted son as his successor, Antoninus...
Bust of Roman Emperor Antoninus Pius from the Ancient Agora Museum in Athens, 138-161 CE.
Bronze torso from an equestrian statue of Emperor Octavian Augsustus. (National Museum, Athens)
Marble statue of Emperor Augustus (27 BC-34 CE), Corinth Archeological Museum.
Augustus of Prima Porta, statue of the emperor Augustus in Museo Chiaramonti, Vatican, Rome.
Augustus Caesar (63 BCE – 14 CE) was the name of the first (and, by all accounts, greatest) emperor of Rome. Augustus...