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Unformatted text preview: -27 BC Octavian takes the title “Caesar Augustus” o Beginning of the Pax Romana Augustus of Primaporta, 20 BC, marble -Borrowed heavily from the Greeks-Unsure if it’s an original or a copy-Contropassta pose-Left arm was originally holding something-Right arm indicates he’s giving a speech (orator)-What other statue is quoted in this statue? o Doryphoros Augustus is based upon that statue Weight distribution and posture is the same-No shoes despite formal attire o No sandals because atheletes, gods, royalty, etc are depicted in the nude o Lack of sandals echoes that meaning-No signs of age in the face, idealized face. -Haircut is typical look of Augustus -Details on shirt. o Figure is holding cloth above his head. Ara Pacis, Rome 13-9 BC-...
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2012 for the course ARHI 2300 taught by Professor Kemling during the Spring '09 term at UGA.
- Spring '09