In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(Roman)de (César) Augusto
- The Forum Augusti and the Ara Pacis, however, are different monuments with different purposes; it would be simplistic to expect that all Augustan buildings repeat the same message.
- Work in recent years on Augustan fortresses in Germany, the Netherlands and the Czech Republic, dating to the end of the 1st century BC and the beginning of the 1st century AD, suggest how this might have happened.
- Hence by the Augustan period the term murmillo replaced the old term samnis, designating a people south of Rome who had long since been subjugated by the Romans and absorbed into their culture.
- The Neapolitan coastal resort of Baiae was favoured by rich Romans in Augustan times, although their marble villas were later overturned by an earthquake.
- By the end of Constantine's rule, all of the Augustan foundations of the Empire had changed profoundly.
- The toughening of the Augustan regime and the fading influence of the mediating Maecenas was having its effect.
- Competition for notice spilled over into the Augustan period as individuals commissioned new and novel types of attention-commanding funerary monuments.
- The triumphs of the Augustan arts had been the triumphs of an elite, intended primarily for the consumption of an elite.
- One model can be seen in exhibition catalogues on Italy during the middle Republic, on the relationship between the Republic and the Augustan period, or on late antiquity in the city of Rome.
- The excavated area open to the public covers the forum, dated to the Augustan period.
- Samuel Johnson, however, found that he could not compile the kind of dictionary hoped for, and with the independence of the US a resistance to Augustan norms developed outside Britain.
- The satires are both ‘a passionate expression of anger against man's ineptitude and ultimately a triumph of Augustan order over individualism’ .
- The first part has five essays on various aspects of Dryden's works: theatrical imagination, satire, ‘imperial imagination’, Augustan culture and Dryden's role in creating it, and his mastery of triplets.
- Restoration and Augustan poetry reign here, providing Brown's primary locus of interpretation and exemplum of cultural fable.
- History, Science, and Satire in Augustan England and The Battle of the Books: History and Literature in the Augustan Age.
- Translation was central to the Augustan programme to classicize English literary culture.
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