Augustus - a popular Roman ruler
Figure Ara pacis, Rome
In the Roman Empire, the powerful Augustus was extremely popular among the population. He always had his goals in mind and acted with particular foresight. Although he was often ill during his childhood, he was nevertheless chosen by Julius Caesar to be his successor. Caesar was fascinated by his personality and his unique strength to assert himself among the population. At the age of 18, Augustus achieved great prestige in the Roman Empire. Then, when he was in the midst of political ascendancy, a devastating civil war raged in Rome.
Revered and loved by the people - a great man who stood for peace
When the civil war ended, Augustus was sole ruler of the empire and assumed political power. The proud adopted son of Caesar now relied entirely on his loyal soldiers and transformed the Roman Empire into a peaceful monarchy. Augustus was neither emperor nor did he possess the title of king. However, this cleverly thought-out move did not harm his high rank in the slightest. On the contrary, it made him even more popular.
- expressive bust of Augustus
- including a wreath of laurels
- made of high quality casting material
- faithful replica - about 45 cm high
An educated and clever ruler with an eye for the people
It paved the way for his success and made him appear as a sympathetic and philanthropic ruler. When the terrible civil war came to an abrupt end and the people of Rome had to face famine and other disasters, the turning point came. The fierce battles were successfully put down by Augustus' troops and finally led to the longed-for victory. Ruler Augustus was said to have a great sense of humor and an extraordinary talent for languages.
Augustus hands over the reign to his son Tiberius
Allegedly, his eyes possessed a radiant energy and captivated the people. Forbidden dice games and vicious parties were his very personal passions, which he indulged in extensively. The time came when Augustus retired from his political office and transferred power to his son. With the impressive Augustus bust, you can give your students a glimpse into the Roman era and impart exciting knowledge about the Roman Empire.
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