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by Silvia Donati | Wed, 10/08/2014 - 05:56
As part of the celebrations marking 2,000 years since the death of Rome's first emperor, Augustus, the ancient Vicus Iugarius, or street of the Yoke-makers, in…
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by Silvia Donati | Tue, 09/16/2014 - 02:45
The residence of Emperor Augustus’ wife, Villa of Livia, has reopened to the public after undergoing partial restoration. The villa, which is located in the…
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by Silvia Donati | Wed, 08/20/2014 - 02:30
While Rome just marked the 2,000th anniversary of Emperor Augustus’ death, celebrated yesterday, it’s bad news for an important archeological site built by…
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by Silvia Donati | Mon, 08/18/2014 - 04:25
On August 19, 14 A.D., Rome’s first emperor, Augustus, died in Nola. To mark the 2,000th anniversary of his death, Rome has planned a series of initiatives,…
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by Silvia Donati | Thu, 08/14/2014 - 02:00
Tourists and residents not going to the beach this Ferragosto need not despair: they will have many options to keep themselves entertained, as museums,…
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by Anonymous (not verified) | Sat, 08/09/2014 - 02:30
August 19 marks the 2,000th anniversary of the death of Rome’s first emperor Augustus, who ruled from 27 BC until his death in 14 AD. To commemorate the date,…
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by Silvia Donati | Sat, 05/03/2014 - 02:00
After the successful exhibition "Augustus" at the Scuderie del Quirinale (currently on view in Paris), Rome keeps celebrating its first emperor on the 2000th…
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by Silvia Donati | Thu, 05/01/2014 - 03:30
Tributes to Roman emperor Augustus on the 2,000th anniversary of his death, celebrated this year, continue in Rome. The latest event takes place at the Forum…
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by Carol King | Mon, 03/17/2014 - 01:31
As Italy commemorates the anniversary of the death of the first Roman Emperor, Augustus, in 14AD - See more at: /featured-story/romans-what-they-ate#sthash.…
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by Silvia Donati | Fri, 10/18/2013 - 03:00
In the photo: The famos statue of Augustus as Pontifex Maximus.Rome pays homage to its first emperor with an exhibition, “Augusto”, opening today at the…