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Forum of Augustus
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Forum of Augustus

The remains of the Forum of Augustus. Built by Caesar Augustus after his victory at Actium (probably around 20 BCE after the negotiated return of the standards lost by Marcus Licinius Crassus to the Parthians) it was built along with a temple...
Arch of Augustus, Rimini
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Arch of Augustus, Rimini

The Arch of Augustus at Rimini (called Ariminum in Roman times) was dedicated to the Emperor Augustus by the Roman Senate in 27 BCE and is the oldest Roman arch that survives.
Arch of Augustus in Fano
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Arch of Augustus in Fano

The Arch of Augustus in Fano (Italy) is a city gate in the form of a triumphal arch with three vaults that served as the entrance to the city of Colonia Julia Fanestris by the via Flaminia (modern-day Fano). The monument is dated to 9 CE...
Augustus (Composite Facial Reconstruction)
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Augustus (Composite Facial Reconstruction)

A photorealistic reconstruction of what the Roman emperor Augustus (r. 27 BCE-14 CE) may have looked like as a young man. Based on contemporary and near contemporary descriptions, as well as archaeological evidence such as the Augustus of...
Temple of Augustus, Barcelona
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Temple of Augustus, Barcelona

The remaining columns of the Temple of Augustus in Barcelona (Spain). It was built during the early Imperial period in the Roman colony of Barcino as a place of worship for Emperor Augustus (27 BC - 14 CE).
Constantine I
Definitionby Donald L. Wasson

Constantine I

Constantine I, aka Constantine the Great, was Roman emperor from 306 to 337 CE. Realizing that the Roman Empire was too large for one man to adequately rule, Emperor Diocletian (284-305 CE) split the empire into two, creating a tetrachy or...
The Portland Vase
Articleby Mark Cartwright

The Portland Vase

The Portland Vase is a Roman two-handled glass amphora dating to between the second half of the 1st century BCE and the early 1st century CE. The vase has a cameo-like effect decoration which perhaps depicts the marriage of Peleus and Thetis...
The Temple of Augustus in Pula
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The Temple of Augustus in Pula

The Temple, situated in the Forum, was dedicated to the goddess Roma and Emperor Augustus. It was constructed between 2 BCE and 14 CE, when the emperor died.
Denarius of Augustus with Crocodile
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Denarius of Augustus with Crocodile

A Roman silver denarius coin depicting a crocodile and the legend AEGVPTO CAPTA. Reign of Augustus commemorating his victory in Egypt, 28-6 BCE. (Archaeological Museum, Tarragona, Spain)
Augustus as pontifex maximus
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Augustus as pontifex maximus

Marble statue of Augustus as Pontifex Maximus, late Augustan period. (Palazzo Massimo alle Terme, Rome)
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