Mausoleum Of Augustus 63 BC- Term Paper

Length: 6 pages Sources: 6 Subject: Drama - World Type: Term Paper Paper: #8967934 Related Topics: Roman Architecture, Ancient Rome, Julius Caesar, Interior Design
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The Campus was a busy place, a place where the remains of Augustus would have been a constant reminder of a once great emperor.

The view from Augustus' Mausoleum is looking out upon the garden side of the Campus Martius, not the city side (Lanciani; 1897). "His Res gestae inscribed on two bronze pillars set up in front of his mausoleum, and elsewhere, gives a valuable account of his principate and, more relevantly, his building programme. The document is an impressive one. In it he records:

built the Curia [Julia, 29 BC]... The Temple of Divine Julius [29 BC]... I completed the Forum Julium and the Basilica [Julia]... I rebuilt eighty-two temples of the gods in the city during my sixth Consulship [28 BC] in accordance with a decree of the Senate... On [my] private land I built the Temple of Mars Ultor and the Forum of Augustus from the spoils of war... I built the theatre which was to bear...

...

Marcellus (Sear, 1998, p. 54)."

References

Lanciani, R. (1897). The Ruins and Excavations of Ancient Rome. Boston: Houghton Mifflin. Retrieved December 6, 2007, from Questia database: http://www.questia.com/PM.qst?a=o&d=97545819

Robathan, D.M. (1950). The Monuments of Ancient Rome. Rome: "L'Erma" di Bretschneider. Retrieved December 6, 2007, from Questia database: http://www.questia.com/PM.qst?a=o&d=5690743

Sear, F. (1998). Roman Architecture. London: Routledge. Retrieved December 6, 2007, from Questia database: http://www.questia.com/PM.qst?a=o&d=106164707

Severy, B. (2003). Augustus and the Family at the Birth of the Roman Empire. New York: Routledge. Retrieved December 6, 2007, from Questia database: http://www.questia.com/PM.qst?a=o&d=106425291

Southern, P. (1998). Augustus. London: Routledge. Retrieved December 6, 2007, from Questia database: http://www.questia.com/PM.qst?a=o&d=108286100

Syme, R. (1986). The Augustan Aristocracy. Oxford: Clarendon Press. Retrieved December 6, 2007, from Questia database: http://www.questia.com/PM.qst?a=o&d=77274155

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References

Lanciani, R. (1897). The Ruins and Excavations of Ancient Rome. Boston: Houghton Mifflin. Retrieved December 6, 2007, from Questia database: http://www.questia.com/PM.qst?a=o&d=97545819

Robathan, D.M. (1950). The Monuments of Ancient Rome. Rome: "L'Erma" di Bretschneider. Retrieved December 6, 2007, from Questia database: http://www.questia.com/PM.qst?a=o&d=5690743

Sear, F. (1998). Roman Architecture. London: Routledge. Retrieved December 6, 2007, from Questia database: http://www.questia.com/PM.qst?a=o&d=106164707

Severy, B. (2003). Augustus and the Family at the Birth of the Roman Empire. New York: Routledge. Retrieved December 6, 2007, from Questia database: http://www.questia.com/PM.qst?a=o&d=106425291


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