Introduction to Ancient Rome

CC (s)302 (82005) Summer 2009

Forum Romanum

Young Octavian (note the expression of mourning, meant to reference the death of his adoptive father, Julius Caesar)

Hills around Philippi

Aerial view of Actium

Forum of Augustus

Augustan vicomagistri (district officials)

Temple of Roma and Augustus, Ankyra (Turkey)

Depiction of a sacrifice, similar to the lustrum performed after taking a census

Egyptian obelisk with Augustan inscription, Piazza del Popolo

Fano: Arch of Augustus

[source: transl. Bushnell,]

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