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Gone Rome-ing: day three

The Romans were fucking brilliant. While the Museo di Roma may not have had much to say about them yesterday, the Colesseum, Forum and Palatine Hill certainly did. 453 more words


To Augustus, Love Pappy

“To Augustus, Love Pappy.”

He blinked and read the inscription again.

“To Augustus, Love Pappy.”

His heart thudded painfully in his chest. His girlfriend Wanda was holding a rhinestone bracelet up to the light, looking for any missing stones. 451 more words

Writing Work

Like Father, Like Son

15BCE, RIC 1 394:

(very rare)

48 BCE, RRC 446/1:

Just a hunch but I doubt it was very politic to have chosen a Pompeian type, even if familial, for resurrection on the coinage under Augustus… 19 more words

The great “Augustus”

A roman historian, I have always been interested in the period of Augustus as it marks the transition from Republic to Empire and the end of the civil wars. 1,164 more words

Book Review

September 23th - This day in history

September 23th 63 BC, Birthdate of Roman emperor Augustus Caesar.

Augustus Caesar (27 BCE – 14 CE) was the name of the first and, by most accounts, greatest emperor of Rome. 156 more words


[wrap up] augustus


In mijn boeken wrap-up gaf ik al een uitgebreid overzicht van de boeken die ik deze maand las. Maar mijn absolute favorieten waren toch wel… 746 more words