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Ancient Scotland
Definitionby Joshua J. Mark

Ancient Scotland

Scotland is a country which, today, comprises the northern part of Great Britain and includes the islands known as the Hebrides and the Orkneys. The name derives from the Roman word "Scotti" which designated an Irish tribe who invaded the...
Julius Caesar (Facial Reconstruction)
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Julius Caesar (Facial Reconstruction)

A photorealistic representation of Julius Caesar (100-44 BCE) as he may have appeared in life. This reconstruction is based on archaeological evidence including bust, coinage, and descriptions of Julius Caesar in historical accounts. Contemporary...
Lucius Cornelius Sulla: Guardian or Enemy of the Roman Republic?
Articleby Marc Hyden

Lucius Cornelius Sulla: Guardian or Enemy of the Roman Republic?

For centuries, Lucius Cornelius Sulla has been reviled as a maniacal tyrant who defiled the Roman constitution and instituted bloody purges, but some modern historians assert that he has been judged too harshly. They present him as a republican...
Denarius of Julius Caesar with Elephant
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Denarius of Julius Caesar with Elephant

Silver denarius of Julius Caesar. The coin depicts an elephant stepping on a snake with the legend "CAESAR" written below. The coin may reference his victory at the Battle of Thapsus in 49 BCE, where he defeated Roman and Numidian forces...
Posthumous bust of Caesar
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Posthumous bust of Caesar

The so-called Green Caesar, a posthumous bust showing Julius Caesar as a statesman dressed in a toga. Being idealised in contrast to earlier Caesar portraits, this portrait was adapted to the taste of the early Imperial Age. (Altes Museum...
The Ides of March: the Assassination of Julius Caesar
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The Ides of March: the Assassination of Julius Caesar

The Ides of March marks the day of the assassination of Julius Caesar in 44 BCE. On the 15th of March, some of Julius Caesar's enemies and even friends turned against him in the fear that he was becoming too much like a king, especially since...
Coin of Julius Caesar with Elephant
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Coin of Julius Caesar with Elephant

A silver denarius of Julius Caesar depicting an elephant commemorating his victory over the Gauls and Germanic tribes in 58 BCE. (Archaeological Museum, Tarragona, Spain)
Bust of Julius Caesar
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Bust of Julius Caesar

The "Tusculum portrait", one of two surviving busts of Julius Caesar made during his lifetime.
The Death of Julius Caesar
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The Death of Julius Caesar

The death opf Julius Caesar as depicted by Vincenzo Cammuccini, 1804-5 CE. (National Art Gallery, Moderna, Italy)
Julius Caesar Reconstruction
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Julius Caesar Reconstruction

A realistic approach in recreating Julius Caesar (100-44 BCE) by studying posthumous and contemporary statues and busts. Made using Artbreeder, an AI neural network.
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