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Unformatted text preview: Pax Romana: Altar of Peace festooned with garlands, all tied to the skulls of the animals; bringing the meat to the altar Augustus Caesar Prima Forte Represents the young augustus in his prime Commisioned by his second wife Stands in the Polykleitas spear bearer pose Raises his hand: silence, Im speaking Authorative The little baby: Eros (son of Aphrodite), riding a dolphin (Aphrodites chariot is drawn by dolphins) Points toward to Augustus Artist is trying to showing relationship between Augustus and Eror Descedent associated with the Gods POV: Romans are attempting to legitimaze the Roman rule Athanadoros, Hagesandros, and Polydoros of Rhodes, Laocon and his sons statue of sea serpents attacking Laocon and his two sons matches the account given only in the Aeneid...
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