From Nero to Vespasian

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Carole Raddato
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published on 08 February 2021
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A marble portrait of Vespasian (r. 69 to 79 CE) found at Lucus Feroniae (an ancient Roman colony near Rome). This portrait, carved in a high-quality Parian marble, was refashioned from the Emperor Nero (r. 54 to 68 CE) into the likeness of the Emperor Vespasian following Nero's Damnatio Memoriae.

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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Raddato, C. (2021, February 08). From Nero to Vespasian. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/13390/from-nero-to-vespasian/

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Raddato, Carole. "From Nero to Vespasian." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified February 08, 2021. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/13390/from-nero-to-vespasian/.

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