Augustus, also known as Octavian Augustus or Caesar Augustus was a man of great charisma, a skilled politician and overall it was the first Roman Emperor.
Augustus was the main promoter of the birth of that immense empire that until 395 AD dominated a territory so large extending from the Iberian Peninsula to the Middle East, from France to Egypt.
Rome dedicate to Augustus a great exhibition called “Augustus” which will run until February 9, 2014 .
The exhibition is a journey to discover the life of the first emperor in more than 200 masterpieces created during his 40 years of power.
In the exhibition it’s possible to admire some of the most famous statues of the Emperor Augustus, sculptural groups expressing the new Classicism, examples of decorative art as the silvers of Boscoreale , the precious cameos and 11 reliefs which tells of a clash during the naval battle of Anzio.
Click here for the whole list of works exposed in the exhibition.
Scuderie del Quirinale, Rome
Until February 9, 2014
Full price € 12,00
Reduced price € 9,50
From Sunday to Thursday: from 10 am to 8 pm ,
Friday and Saturday: from 10 am to 10.30 pm
Information and reservations
Tel. ++39 06 39967500