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Augustus Caesar (63 BCE)

Augustus Caesar was the first emperor of Rome. Known as Octavian for the period of his life prior to 27 BCE… 65 more words

Alexandrian Embrace

Antony and Cleopatra having a romantic moment. I drew and inked this in my sketchbook and then rendered in the shading using grayscale markers (unfortunately the sketchbook is of the hard-bound variety, so I couldn’t simply tear out the page and scan it in for coloring). 35 more words

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Antony and Cleopatra Sketches

More sketches from my art class’s sketchbook. On the left, Mark Antony strikes a tough-looking pose with his gladius (a favorite Roman sword), whereas Cleopatra is showing off like a supermodel on the right. 16 more words

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Planning for the Climax

“Come to bed, Marco. You’ve been at it with that map all evening.”

“Sorry, Cleo, Roman war is serious business!”

The map Mark Antony is plotting over is supposed to show the area around Actium, the site of his famous naval battle with Octavian in 31 BC. 42 more words

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Two Thousand Years Ago Tomorrow

August 19, 14

The death of Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus Augustus, first Emperor of Rome.

He was born in the city of Rome on the Palatine Hill on September 23, 63 B.C.E. 438 more words

Two Thousand Years Ago Tomorrow

August 19, 14

The death of Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus Augustus, first Emperor of Rome.

He was born in the city of Rome on the Palatine Hill on September 23, 63 B.C.E. 438 more words