Augustus - a Roman emperor
The influential ruler Augustus was very popular in the Roman Empire. He was considered as long-sighted and extremely determined. Although as a child he often was sick, but this fact didn't stop Cesar from putting him in the position of his successor of heir. Cesar was very impressed by his strength and way of getting through. Augustus received glory and standing at an age of 18 in the entire empire. Within all of his political succession Rome was in the middle of a civil war.
A peaceful ruler, loved by the people
When the war found a rapid ending, Augustus ruled proudly and became the absolute ruler. The smart adoptive son completely relied on the military. In a conciliatory mood he could turn the Roman Empire into a monarchy. Although the ruler wether was king nor emperor. This smart strategic move brought him on his way of political success and let him become a likeable dictator of Rome.
- impressing bust Augustus
- golden and patinated
- circa 28 cm high
When the civil war ended, the Roman people had to face many catastrophes and famines. Furthermore there were many protests, which Augustus could put down victoriously with his army. The ruler had humour and used the popular way of speaking.
Son of Tiberius - the dignified successor of Augustus
Later he withdrew from his political position and gave all of his tasks to his son Tiberius. Show with the impressing Augustus bust a piece of Roman past.
Your students and you for sure will be impressed by his elegant look and listen to the lesson. This is a perfectly captivating journey into the past!
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