Imperial Rostra - Ancient Rome Live

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Darius Arya
by American Institute for Roman Culture
published on 26 January 2020

The imperial rostra was created by Julius Caesar and expanded by Augustus. It the speaker's platform in the forum, originally a curved wall portion of the round Comitium, decoded with bronze ship rams after a naval victory in 338 BCE. Augustus continued the tradition, also decorating his rostra with ships' beaks. It was a platform for public speeches, eulogies, and proclamations.

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