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imagen de Pericles (Museo Vaticano)

imagen de Pericles (Museo Vaticano)

Portrait of Emperor Antoninus Pius, 138–161; Antonine  Roman  Marble    Source: Portrait of the emperor Antoninus Pius [Roman] (33.11.3) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Portrait of Emperor Antoninus Pius, 138–161; Antonine Roman Marble Source: Portrait of the emperor Antoninus Pius [Roman] (33.11.3) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Portrait of a boy. Marble. End of II cent. B.C. Inv. n. 361 / VIII/17. Venice, National Archaeological Museum.

Portrait of a boy. Marble. End of II cent. B.C. Inv. n. 361 / VIII/17. Venice, National Archaeological Museum.

Roman marble portrait of the empress Livia, wife of Augustus. Dated by the British Museum to ca. 25-1 BCE. The find-spot of the portrait is not certain; the work is probably from Italy.

Roman marble portrait of the empress Livia, wife of Augustus. Dated by the British Museum to ca. 25-1 BCE. The find-spot of the portrait is not certain; the work is probably from Italy.

El Espirita Albaceteño: Gimnasio del Alma

El Espirita Albaceteño: Gimnasio del Alma

Portrait head of Emperor Constantine I, ca. 324–337; Constantinian; Late Antique period  Roman  Marble

Portrait head of Emperor Constantine I, ca. 324–337; Constantinian; Late Antique period Roman Marble

Porcia and Cato, portrait of a Roman couple, c. first century BCE  Roman portrait captures the calm gravity and dignity of the patrician couple.  served one purpose: they were portraits to be honored with reverence and respect.

Porcia and Cato, portrait of a Roman couple, c. first century BCE Roman portrait captures the calm gravity and dignity of the patrician couple. served one purpose: they were portraits to be honored with reverence and respect.

Caligula(b.12-41AD): 3rd emperor of Rome(followed Tiberius Claudius Nero) who suffered a "brain sickness" in AD37 and thus became crazy; c. 38 makes his horse a consular and gives him a marble stall; Goes to make Britania a Roman province, but after arriving, commands his men to, instead of fighting, collect seashells and parades them through Rome; Declares himself a god-king; Assassinated in 41 via his Praetorian Prefect(comparable to the head of the Secret Service)

Caligula(b.12-41AD): 3rd emperor of Rome(followed Tiberius Claudius Nero) who suffered a "brain sickness" in AD37 and thus became crazy; c. 38 makes his horse a consular and gives him a marble stall; Goes to make Britania a Roman province, but after arriving, commands his men to, instead of fighting, collect seashells and parades them through Rome; Declares himself a god-king; Assassinated in 41 via his Praetorian Prefect(comparable to the head of the Secret Service)

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