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Podcast Episode 74: The Forum of Augustus



Welcome back to Accessible Art History: The Podcast! In this episode, I am discussing another forum. This time around, it was an imperial building project commissioned by the first emperor, Augustus.


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Remains of the Temple of Mars Ultor and The Forum of Augustus

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Augustus of Primaporta

1st century BCE - 1st century CE

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Julius Caesar ( The Tusculum Portrait)

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Roman coin showing the Aquilae on display in the Temple of Mars the Avenger in Rome

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Sources


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forum_of_Augustus


https://www.historyhit.com/locations/forum-of-augustus/


https://www.britannica.com/biography/Augustus-Roman-emperor


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Augustus


https://www.worldhistory.org/article/617/temple-of-mars-ultor-rome/



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