Roman Orator

Rome: City and Empire, National Museum Australia Summer Show


National Museum of Australia exhibition Rome: City and Empire, opens 21 September – 3 Feb, 2019 showcasing 200 objects from cities of the Empire of ancient Rome


Ancient Rome – An Important Precinct of Power and Glory


Seven hill towns became the city of Rome when the valley floor was drained to provide a collective future by building the Cloacae Maxima, the great Roman sewer

Whoever you were if you were born within the boundaries of the Roman Empire you had the right to hold the highest office in the State. Under Augustus the concept of an eternal Rome emerged, revealing its link to the legendary past and its promise of a new era.