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Thanks to Augustus on his birthday and to the Cohors Italicus

Today is the birthday of Augustus Caesar, born in ancient Velitrae (Velletri) in 63 BC. When I was living in Rome, on this day I was accustomed to stroll to the Ara Pacis and read some of the bronze lettered … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday “Ara Pacis”

A tip of the biretta to Rogueclassicism for the reminder that today is the anniversary of the dedication of the Ara Pacis in Rome in 13 BC. The Ara Pacis, which has new digs that look rather like a poorly … Continue reading

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