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29.5 x 42.7 cm ⏐ 11.6 x 16.8 in (300dpi)
SHEILA TERRY / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY SHEILA TERRY / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Statue known as :Augustus of Prima Porta". Augustus was the first emperor of Rome.Not only was he emperor of the world's greatest empire but also its religious leader. At home he ensured peace and stability throughout his long reign during which he carried out a programme of reconstruction and social reform. He created a standing army and vigorously expanded his empire with the aim of making Rome safe from the "barbarians". He promoted his image throughout his empire by means of statues and coins. When he died he was declared a god by the senate.
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