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Young woman holding a stylus and a booklet of wax tablets, Imperial Roman Fourth Style wall painting, “Sappho” from house in Pompeii
Gaius Julius Ceaser played a critical role in the gradual transformation of the Roman Republic into the Roman Empire.
Detail of a marble Bust of Athena, c. 2nd century AD, courtesy Art Institute of Chicago (photo by Erika Dufour) _
The Augustus of Prima Porta, a statue of Augustus Caesar found in the villa of his wife Livia.
Trajan’s column, marble. Rome, Italy. 113 A.D. Commemorating Roman emperor Trajan’s victory in the Dacian Wars, completed in 113 AD.
aquatic mosaic in pompeii.
Wall-painting depicting the sale of bread, from the House of the Baker, Pompeii
Roman Mosaic of a Stork, Villa Silene, near Leptis Magna, Libya - Mosaico romano di una cicogna ( © Libyan Soup, Flickr ) #bird #uccello #libia
Lamb of God mosaic from the vault of the presbytery of the Basilica of San Vitale, Ravenna, building began in 527 AD. Photo Nick Thompson