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    Augustus of Primaporta offers a powerful and democratic image, in a way of expressing, sharing and shaping values of its storytelling. Early figures images like Augustus of Primaporta served only communication and religious purposes, as well its overlapping of the storytelling but intertwined with politics and propaganda. Augustus was the first emperor of Rome, as he replaced the Roman republic with an effective monarchy and during his long reign brought peace and stability. His great uncle, Julius

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    The Head of Augustus, that is located in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, is a combination of Roman and Egyptian art. The Roman technique used to sculpt Augustus’ head is highly valued, but it is the Egyptian faience practice that makes this work of art significant. To best understand why this sculpture was created under the influence of these two cultures, a brief review of history is discussed. Augustus is well known for developing a wide-spread Roman empire that included the provinces of Egypt

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    Augustus Caesar was solely responsible for the stability of the Roman Empire because of his various prodigious accomplishments that greatly influenced the world, the building up of the Roman army to make it the most dominant army of the time, and his ingenious strategies on the reformation of the entire Roman Republic. Augustus Caesar was was the first emperor of Rome because of his various accomplishments that contributed to the rapid growth and success of the Roman Empire. One of his first, and

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    How Is Augustus Selfish

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    Augustus has a deep concern for his people but an underlying selfishness that is easily seen in much of what he discusses in his first hand account of his own life story. Augustus cares about his people or that is how he portrays himself in his personal account of his life. He references things such as the money he gives to multiple causes, as well as his service to the people, and the positions they awarded him. He also portrays himself as being a just leader. For example he says “those who

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    smooth nor clean. However, when a politician sets out to change the government to their advantage, they will often masquerade as champions of the people to gain their trust and disable power amongst their competition. None pulled this off better than Augustus Octavian, the first unofficial Roman Emperor and simultaneous icon of the Republic. Shortly after his political ascent, Octavian began his quest to eventually become the most powerful person in Rome and achieved overwhelming

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    Augustus DeMorgan was an English mathematician, logician, and bibliographer. He was born in June 1806 at Madura, Madras presidency, India and educated at Trinity College, Cambridge in 1823. Augustus DeMorgan had passed away on March 18, 1871, in London. Augustus was recognized as far superior in mathematical ability to any other person there, but his refusal to commit to studying resulted in his finishing only in fourth place in his class. In 1828 he became professor of mathematics at the newly established

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    Ara Parcis of Augustus

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    The Augustus of Prima Porta is a white marble statue of Augustus Caesar found in his wife’s villa in 1863 in the city of Prima Porta found just north of Rome. It is thought to be a copy of a bronze original, devoted to Augustus by the senate in 20 BC; this marble depiction commissioned by Tiberius Caesar to his mother Livia Drusilla, who had married Augustus in 39 BC. The statue, standing 2.03 meters tall, depicts Augustus as an orator and great general. The statue also portrays subtle ideologies

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    Introduction The Res Gestae Divi Augustus (‘The Deeds of the Divine Augustus’), also known simply as the Res Gestae was a catalogue of the achievements Augustus had made during his life, specifically those that had an obvious positive impact on the Roman people. It was written in 13-14AD (E.S. Ramage, 1987) and presented to the Vestal Virgins alongside Augustus’ will upon his death in 14AD (M.C. Howatson, 1937). The biography, which was carved into bronze pillars outside of Augustus’ mausoleum (M.C. Howatson

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    Augustus Caesar

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    Augustus Caesar Works Cited Missing Augustus Caesar, the Rome's first true Emperor was the historical figure who had the greatest impact upon the western world between the dawn of civilization and the end of the middle ages. Augustus Caesar (31B.C. - 14 A.D.) was originally named Gaius Octivian, the name Augustus was granted by the Roman Senate, which means magnificent. The success of Augustus was he developed an honest government, and during his reign, he rebuilt many structures to improve

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    Rome in The Age of Augustus

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    Interpreting The Past, Published in 2008, pages 414-443. Antony Kamm ~ The Romans: An Introduction Second Edition, Published in 2008, pages 47, 93 Dio Cassius ~ Roman History (as presented in Antiquity 2) Augustus (Octavian) ~ Res Gestae Divi Augusti (as presented in Antiquity 2) Eck ~ The Age of Augustus, p.45 (as presented in Antiquity 2) Scullard ~ From the Gracchi to Nero, p.221 (as presented in Antiquity 2) Peter Roberts ~ Excel HSC Ancient History, Copyright 2001, pages 316 – 324 http://www.spiritus-temporis

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