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Augustus from Prima Porta
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Discovered in the year 1863, Augustus of Prima Porta is an important marble statue of Augustus Caesar which was located in Villa of Livia at Prima Porta, near Rome and it is one of the regal examples of Imperial Roman statuary. It is believed that the statue was commissioned by Tiberius, Augustus' adopted son, in 15 A.D.… "The posture is that of a victorious…
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Portrait of Augustus of Primaporta
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The portrait of adopted son of Julius Caesar, was made in 20 B.C. to rejoice the success against Parthians. This victory was a huge success due to the fact that… Through this sculpture, Augustus meant to publicize his relationship with Athen’s authority and supremacy. Simultaneously, he meant to proclaim autocracy and progeny of God for himself and his family.…
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JOHN AUGUSTUS AND EARLY PROBATION
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Why did he become an important figure in the U.S. criminal justice? Did he succeed in this advocacy? What is the importance of probation? Certainly, his pioneering… It is the term that could be applied to the action of John Augustus when, in 1852, he bailed out an offender who was convicted for a conduct of misdemeanor. Howard Abadinsky (2009) narrated that he…
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Polykleitos, Doryphoros/ Portrait of Augustus
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‘Doryphorus’ or ‘Spear Bearer’ has been an epic piece of art in Roman history inspired from ancient Greek art. Produced in 440-450 B.C this marble replica of… e was crafted to produce an everlasting impression of Roman masculine beauty (idealized by every man) through Greek techniques of sculpturing and meticulously measured body parts. The sculpture of…
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John Augustus and Early Probation: an Insight
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Your name History and Political Science July 27, 2012 John Augustus and Early Probation: an insight Introduction This research begins with the traces of history of John Augustus, and why he is called the father of probation. Why did he become an important figure in the U.S.… The Courts of Philadelphia defined “Probation” as an alternative to incarceration in…
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The Deeds of Divine Augustus or Res Gestae Divi Augusti
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This paper aims to provide the analysis of the "The Deeds of Divine Augustus" which is the funerary inscription of the first Roman emperor, Augustus. In it, you will find the complex analysis of the source, that includes the investigation of texts and structure of the document. Also, The motive behind writing the document is further discussed.… The Deeds of…
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Mellor, Augustus and the Creation of the Empire
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Augustus wrote this document at the age of 76 years. He was the son of Julius Caesar who was assassinated. The aim of writing this document was the fact that he was growing old and wished to leave behind the account of his reign to the Roman people who would learn his contributions mostly military, administrative and financial hence emulating living remember him. …
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In what ways does the Ara Pacis Augustae reflect Augustus' vision of a Roman 'golden age'
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Ara Pacis Augustae: Reflection of a Roman 'golden age' Your Name [Pick the date] The Ara Pacis, or Altar of Peace is a Roman sacrificial altar enclosed in a screen of Parian marble beautifully carved in high relief with allegorical and ceremonial scenes ornamented with elegant plant motifs.… The reconstructed Ara Pacis now stands within a large, reinforced…
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Western Civilization: Women Demonstrate against the Oppian Law, Augustus, and the Germanic-Roman interaction
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Western Civilization: Women Demonstrate against the Oppian Law, Augustus, and the Germanic-Roman interaction. The reading on the subject of the Oppian Law reveals an interesting spectrum of opinion on the role of women in Roman society in the period around 195 B.C.E.… The historian Livy presents both sides of the debate on an issue that caused considerable…
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Like Augustus' Res Gestae, Plato's Apology relates a first-person account of an historical figure (Socrates) who was very in
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Ramakrishna Surampudi 17 May 2011 Defence, Pride and Prejudice Socrates and Augustus were in their seventies at the time of Apology and Res Gestae respectively. Both had a desire to be remembered by posterity. Apology as well as Res Gestae were sort of public relations moves.… As for objectivity, there is no way we can verify the claims made by Augustus in Res…
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To what extent is the Aeneid symbolism of the Augustan regime and the association between Augustus and Aeneas
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The symbolic connection between the Aeneid and the Augustan regime is evident in the parallels between events, characters, the poet’s experiences, and setting as represented in the epic and actual historical events. The epic of Aeneas recounts the turbulent times of the Trojan… Symbolically, the course of the epic mirrors the real historical events that…
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Mayans
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It seems he wanted the people of Roman Empire to honor him in a unique way other than what they had previously done for him. In the epitaph, he describes how the Romans had honored him by making his statues, but it… He refers to his offerings as golden, implying that they are valuable. The statues, which Augustus removed, were made of silver. He, however,…
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ANCIENT ART (DB)
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The Doryphoros of Polyclitus is estimated to have been produced sometime in the 5th century B.C. The statue of Augustus of Primaporta dates back to the first century B.C. and was commissioned directly be Augustus Ceaser. This second statue shows a strong influence from the first; the similarities as important as the differences.… The statue exhibits a direct…
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ANCIENT AND MEDIEVAL ART
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Reserve Head of Nofer, Giza tomb G 2110A, Dynasty 4, 2602-2575 BCE, 10 11/16” high (Second floor, Old Kingdom Egyptian gallery off rotunda, look for one of the white heads in a glass case 06.1886; Map: orange, gallery 207. It is difficult to know exactly how Nofer looked… For example, he was given titles such as secretary of secrets, royal scribe, and estate…
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Greek and Roman Sculptures
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The Greeks during the high classical age (470-430 BC), created standing sculptures of human figures, carved out of limestone and marbles, adapting seventh century Egyptian models. These sculptures were stiff, rigid, decorative, subordinate elements of tombs and temples rather than true sculpture.… This activity provided steady employment for many architects…
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Answer 5 questions
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The protagonist, usually a hero and a leader, falls from grace through a series of events triggered by his Achilles’ heel, or fatal flaw. “The Darker Face of the Earth” does not conform to the pattern of a classical… Augustus Newcastle is the protagonist. A mixed-race child of Amalia, the plantation owner, and Hector, a slave, he returns to the plantation as…
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History
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On the other hand, authority attempts to use coercion and legitimate will for voluntary compliance with the leader’s will. Shi Huangdi is known… With his power, he ran a strict government that was the first in the form fortified behind the great wall china, which was built by his directive (“Qin Shi Huangdi: The First Emperor of China”). On the other hand,…
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Compare and Contrast Oedipus the King and A Darker Face of the Earth
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Name: Course: Tutor: Date: Comparison and Contrast between “Oedipus the King” and “The Darker Face of the Earth” In the play “The Darker Face of the Earth”, Rita Dove has resurrected the Greek protagonist, Oedipus, with newer conflicts and crisis of the modern American society of the 19th century.… Also ignorant about his past, Augustus, like the King, vows to…
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The Augustan Transformation of the Forum Romanum
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Name: University: Course: Tutor: Date: Introduction Augustus rule was very pivotal in the world history because of the peace and transformations it brought to the Roman world. During the time, there was tremendous change around the world ranging from Rome, Italy, and the Mediterranean where a number of developments got underway after Augustus took over power.…
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Defence, Pride and Prejudice
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Socrates and Augustus were in their seventies at the time of Apology and Res Gestae respectively. Both had a desire to be remembered by posterity. Apology as well as Res Gestae were sort of public relations moves. … As for objectivity, there is no way we can verify the claims made by Augustus in Res Gestae. But common sense tells us that some facts could have…
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Argument - the Aeneid was a pro-Augustan work which can be seen through the themes, arguments, and specific scenes of the Aeneid
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Introduction The work of “The Aeneid” by Virgil was not only based on telling an epic and being a component of displaying the historical relevance to Greece. There were also associations with the current time and the relationship to how history was made at this time.… Associations with Augustus The associations with Augustus in the work of “The Aeneid” are…
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Argument - the Aeneid was a pro-Augustan work which can be seen through the themes, arguments, and specific scenes of the Aeneid
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There were also associations with the current time and the relationship to how history was made at this time. One of the… The associations with Augustus in the work of “The Aeneid” are first seen through the direct quotes that describe the political scene of the time and how Augustus was meant to be a powerful leader. Virgil states this by associating…
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Visual analyzation
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The paper discusses an in-depth analysis of the matter used, the subject material and the purpose behind the creation of the masterpieces. Each of the sculptures has its own historical value… Majority of their statues represent aged look. This sculpted head created in marble gives all the minor and major details of an elderly matured face. The facial…
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The Dark Face of the Earth
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The darker face of the Earth ‘The darker face of the earth’ authored by Rita Davis is a striking parallel of the Greek myth ‘Oedipus’. However, the play is not merely a recap of the myth with psychological and primeval ties; it also comprises of analogies between the pre-historic rituals of sacrifice and the American racial segregation.… The authoress makes an…
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Visual analyzation
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Due Date: Visual Analysis Introduction: The assignment revolves around the visual analysis of the five historical masterpieces. The paper discusses an in-depth analysis of the matter used, the subject material and the purpose behind the creation of the masterpieces.… The Head of a Roman Patrician represents the powerful and authoritative figure of the Roman…
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