Ara Pacis Augustae (Rome, 1st century BC)
The Altar of Peace, commissioned during the reign of Augustus, was one of the most important works of ancient Roman art.
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Senators, being members of the highest social class of ancient Rome, wore togas with purple edges.
The Arch of Triumph was built at the entrance of the Forum Romanum, to commemorate Emperor Titus’ victory in the Siege of Jerusalem.
The magnificent bath complex of the Roman Emperor was built in the 3rd century AD.
The ancient Roman arena became well-known for the chariot races held here.
The most famous and most magnificent amphitheatre of Rome was built in the 1st century.
The ´Temple of all gods´ was built during the reign of the Roman Emperor Hadrian.
This animation presents the history of Ancient Rome throughout the centuries.
In the battle fought at the shores of Hellas, Octavian won a decisive victory over Marcus Antonius.
The building commissioned by Pompey the Great was the first permanent theatre in Ancient Rome.
Today only one of the Wonders of the Ancient World is still intact: the Pyramids of Giza.