Unformatted text preview: In 509 BCE -The last king is expelled from Rome. -Definition of Roman art is anything that is made within the Roman empire. o It passed on to the European world. 6-18 Augustus from Primaporta 20 BCE -First Roman emperor. -The original of the statue, we think was made out of bronze. -It is 6’8”. -Same stance as the spear bearer from Greece. -This stance is how you would make a speech in Rome. -The clothing is important because it shows that he is a general. He is wearing armor, carrying the general’s staff. -Cupid, son of Venus, is hanging off of Augustus. -Trying to demonstrate that he is not an ordinary man, that he has the Gods supporting him. -The Armor Plate o Augustus is being handed a staff/stick/insignia from a barbarion king. o The other people all around, are Gods. -All of this portray Augustus as a dynamic leader. The new Alexander the Great. -In 20 BCE, he was 45 years old....
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- Fall '09
- Ancient Rome, Pantheon, Rome, Roman Emperor