Octavian's two biggest achievements
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The two greatest achievement of Octavian: strong military and Pax Romana Octavian was the first Emperor of Rome who succeeded Julius Caesar after the latter was assassinated. He ruled Rome from 27 BC until 14 AD (History World). The rule of Octavian could be perhaps be the most peaceful reign of the Roman empire.… Octavian’s achievements of building a strong…
Bernard Shaw's Ceasar and Cleopatra
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George Bernard Shaw used a unique technique to depict Cleopatra in his one of the famous work "Ceasar and Cleopatra". Since it is historical play he could successfully bring the social reflection of the time under the royal invasion of territories focusin the fact of Roman invasion of the world with a special reference of Egypt and the consequences.…
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…
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.…
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…
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…
How did Julius Caesar affect Rome
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Caeser took over Rome because he wanted to control it purely by himself. Between the end of the Punic Wars and the 27 BC, Rome made the transition from the limited democracy of the republic to the absolute rule of an empire… This allowed Caeser to have an immense number of supporters during his leadership in Rome. From Inter-Connect Universe (2011), Caesar…
Aeneid
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Aeneas is the hero of Virgil's Aeneid. He survives the siege of Troy by the Greeks, who entered the city deceitfully, by hiding themselves in a large wooden horse. This epic poem is in two parts.… Aeneas is the hero of Virgil's Aeneid. He survives the siege of Troy by the Greeks, who entered the city deceitfully, by hiding themselves in a large wooden horse.…
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…
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…
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. …
Virgil and the Aeneid
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The Greeks shape bronze statues so real they seem to breathe, And carve cold marble until it almost comes to life, the Greeks compose great orations and measure the Heavens so well they can predict the rising of the stars… It is common place to find reference to the Greeks as the Fathers of Civilization. As such, they left behind a lot that would cause the…
Homer's underworld in the Odyssey Vs. Vergil's Underworld in The Aeneid and the Values that the Similarities and Differences Posses
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The Greek poet Homer describes the hardships of Odysseus and his struggle to return home to his beloved wife and family after the Trojan War in The… These epic poems are similar in showing the authors customs and beliefs, but different in depicting the Underworlds topography and how the plot in the Underworld represents the diverging values and goals of Homer…
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…
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…
How are the politics of justice and punishment dealt with in Ovid's Metamorphoses
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Metamorphoses is an interesting literary piece in that it differs substantially in style, subject matter and tone throughout. Despite the title,… This can be seen in the story of Venus and the daughters of Propoetus, told in book ten of Metamorphoses, where the goddess Venus becomes angry with the young women and forces them to become prostitutes as a method…
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…
Julius Ceasar and william shakespear
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Name: Instructor: Task: Date: Julius Caesar and William Shakespeare The Role of Superstition, Omen and Divination in the Roman Society Julius Caesar was a roman political leader who was highly ambitious and successful. He aimed to emerge as a roman unassailable dictator.… Mark Antony, who was Caesar’s friend, offered an interment oration that remained famous…
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…
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,…
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…
Early Roman politics
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Early Roman politics began with the wealthy patricians who governed Rome from the Senate as the governing body elected yearly to office by the citizen’s assembly (Winterling 54). All political and social power rested on hands of few families like the Caesars and the Corneliis… The era marked the creation of the Rome Republic ruled by magistracies including…
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…
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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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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