Introduction to Ancient Rome

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Forum Romanum

Gemma Augustea: scene from lower register, depicting the setup of a trophy over German prisoners of war; on the far left is a Macedonian allied soldier

Temple of Roma and Augustus, Pola (modern-day Croatia): Pola was refounded by Augustus as a colonia near the northeast border he drew for the regiones of Italy. Augustus had earlier destroyed the city, for its allegiance with Pompey.

Res Gestae Divi Augusti: portion of the Greek/ Latin bilingual text from Ankyra

Return of the Parthian standards: commemoration of the event on the statue of Augustus, Prima Porta

Roman Galatia

[source: transl. Bushnell,]

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