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Masis Panos
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BBC's "Black and British: A Forgotten History: 1. First Encounters" Burgh by Sands African heritage
This critique regards the first episode of the BBC 2 series "Black and British: A Forgotten History - 1. First Encounters" broadcast 9/11/2016 presented by David Olusoga (and whose book this series derives from). The first part of the episode regards how "A...

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Bust of Gordian I or Aurelian?
Bust in the Capitoline Museum, Rome, attributed as Gordian I. From Wikipedia Commons. The bust attributed to Gordian I in the Capitoline Museums at Rome bears little resemblance to his depiction in his coins. http://www.tantaluscoins.com/browse.php?type=2&s...

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Looking though some of the photos I took when I visited the Louvre Museum in Paris back in 2014, the characteristics of a statue titled "young boy wearing a toga" reminded me of a well known Roman Emperor...

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Young Claudius?
In the Louvre Museum , Paris, is a statue titled "young boy wearing a Toga, dated to the 1st century AD". It was aquired by the Museum from the Borghese collection. I was fortunate to visit the Museum in May 2014 and though short for time I took  as many ph...

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The bust in the Capitoline Museum attributed to Gordian I...

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Bust of Gordian I or Aurelian?
http://www.examiner.com/article/the-rapid-rise-and-fall-of-gordian-i-and-ii-238-a-d The bust attributed to Gordian I in the Capitoline Museums at Rome bears little resemblance to his depiction in his coins. http://www.wildwinds.com/coins/sear5/s8448.html It...

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The Gladiator Games held at the London Guildhall, organised by the Museum of London and staged by the "Britannia" (durolitum) historical re-enactment group. 9 August 2015.
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The "Lazio Horse" is thought to be the type used by the Roman Emperors...

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Roman Emperors Horses?
An article in the Daily Telegraph this week has it that a breed of horse is of the type used by the Roman Emperors. "The archetype of the breed can be seen in many of Rome's bronze and
marble equestrian statues, most notably one of Marcus Aurelius which
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To me, the man in the mosaic looks far more like Julian the Apostate than Alexander the Great.
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