Bust of Nero at the Musei Capitolini Rome Source: Wikipedia
Cleopatra VII and her son Caesarion [her son with Julius Caesar] at the Temple of Dendera. - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Marcus Antonius - 83 BC - 30 BC.. Official member of the second triumvirate and Julius Cesear's best pal..
Roman Portrait Sculpture: Republican through Constantinian | Thematic Essay | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art. With the establishment of the principate system under Augustus, the imperial family and its circle soon came to monopolize official public statuary.
NICOMEDES IV OF BITHYNIA was king of a region now in Turkey from c. 94 BC to 74 BC, during which he had an affair with Julius Caesar. Seutonius writes of Caesar, "There was no stain on his reputation for chastity except his intimacy with King Nicomedes, but that was a deep & lasting reproach, which laid him open to insults from every quarter. I say nothing of the notorious lines of Licinius Calvus: Whate'er Bithynia had, & Caesar's paramour. I pass over, too, the invectives of Dolabella."
When the roman republic failed, the Roman Empire ruled. While they were ruling some things changed, others didn't, home life was one thing that mostly stayed the exact same. One thing that was different was that emperors where now in charge instead of a group of senators