Livia Drusilla, the first empress of Rome, lived from 58 BC to 29 AD. Livia was first married to Tiberius Claudius Nero, who she had her son Tiberius by. When Livia met Octavian, he fell in love with her: Octavian was also married at the time, to Scribonia. On the same day that Scribonia gave birth to Octavian’s daughter Julia, he divorced her, and then forced Livia's divorce. Livia and Octavian (Augustus) would be married for over 50 years - Livia was his constant adviser.
Bronze statue of Hadrian, 2nd century CE, from Adana, Istanbul Archaeological Museum Hadrian (76-138 CE) was the fourteenth Emperor of Rome (10 August 117 to 10 July 138 CE) and is known as the third of the Five Good Emperors (Nerva, Trajan, Hadrian, Antoninus Pius, and Marcus Aurelius) who ruled justly. Born Publius Aelius Hadrianus, probably in Hispania, Hadrian is best known for his substantial building projects throughout the Roman Empire and, especially, Hadrian’s Wall in northern…
"Third-Style Wall Fresco," Wall Painting, Roman (Boscotrecase), Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. /// This fresco is an example of the Third Pompeian Style in which a picture—here a landscape with a building—is painted like a decorative plaque against a solid colour. The bird in the upper right is perched on the arm of a candelabrum.
This is a Roman vas. This was created in the third century AD. It was made out of copper alloy. I discovered this on the Metropolitan Museum of Art website. http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/works-of-art/47.100.5
Mosaic floors, Villa of Silene, Leptis Magna, Liby. The Roman city became prominent in the 4th century BCE. "It nominally remained part of Carthage's dominions until the end of the Third Punic War in 146 BC and then became part of the Roman Republic, although from about 111 BC onward, it was for all intents and purposes an independent city." wiki