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AN ITALIAN WHITE MARBLE BUST OF CAESAR AUGUSTUS
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AN ITALIAN WHITE MARBLE BUST OF CAESAR AUGUSTUS

SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY

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AN ITALIAN WHITE MARBLE BUST OF CAESAR AUGUSTUS
SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY
After the Antique
14 in. (35.5 cm.) high
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Octavian Caesar (63 B.C.-A.D.14), great-nephew and heir to Julius Caesar, defeated the troops of Marc Antony and Cleopatra in 31 B.C., marking the end of the Roman Republic. A grateful Roman Senate bestowed upon him the name 'Augustus'. he ruled Rome from 31 B.C. until his death in A.D. 14 as its first emperor.

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