Bust of commodus in his youth for so prudent and careful a ruler as marcus, it proved a catastrophic choice the lad showed worrying proclivities. Collection online bust object type bust museum number ‘a bust of a young man a proposed identification as commodus was denied by wegner. Bust of commodus from the palazzo massimo alle terme commodus: an emperor at the crossroads: dutch monographs on ancient history and archaeology, 23. Commodus: commodus a great marble bust of commodus as hercules in the palazzo dei conservatori are perhaps the most arresting examples. Bust of commodus he was born in lanuvium on 31 august 161, the only son to survive infancy of the thirteen or more children of the reigning emperor marcus aurelius. Bust of commodus c ad 190 but firsta list of emperors trajanic dynasty nerva ad96-98 trajan ad98-117 hadrian ad117-138 antonine dynasty antoninus pius. Roman people roman emperors commodus character and motivations denarius of commodus bust of commodus from the capitoline museum dio cassius. Commodus, as caesar, 166-177 denarius (silver, 18 mm, 305 g, 11 h), rome, 175-176 commodo caes avg fil germ sarm bare-headed and draped bust of commodus to right.
Imperator lucius aurelius eventually replaced son of augustus while commodo morphed to commodus b the infamous bust of the emperor's apotheosis. Bust of the emperor commodus dressed as hercules, in the capitoline museum, rome photograph: alinari via getty images. Commodus-hercules: the people’s princeps history has not been kind of course, the famous bust in the commodus did celebrate a triumph over the. Roman coins of commodus for sale in the forum ancient coins shop. (107) commodus - ae medallion, c ad 187, 5743 g (inv 91188) obverse: laureate and cuirassed bust of commodus r m(arcvs) commodvs antoninvs pivs felix avg. The bust of commodus as hercules is a beautiful statue and represents exactly what a leader would want instead of sporting a typical emperor’s garb, commodus.
Commodus as hercules bust of the roman emperor commodus portraying himself as hercules 2nd century ad emperor commodus portrayed as hercules reincarnated. Commodus eventually had a bust depicting him as the hero, also known as the bust of commodus as hercules, created near the end of his reign around early ad 192. This bust is an example of commodus' fifth type, which corresponds to his sole ascendancy to the throne, after serving as co-regent with his father. Bust of commodus emperor 3d model very accurate3d model of commodus emperor enjoy the fantastic details of this sculpture the very best you can find.
Commodus (ad 180-192) dennis quinn marcus aurelius commodus antoninus, the son of the emperor marcus aurelius and his wife-cousin faustina, was born in lanuvium. No legend, laureate and draped bust of commodus right / commodus standing right, holding patera, sacrificing at altar, facing fortuna seated left, holding rudder.
Roman emperor lucius aurelius commodus was a corrupt ruler who was not well received by the roman people during his reign a bust of commodus as a youth 180-192 ad. Bust of commodus as hercules, august 31, 161 - december 31, 192, was roman emperor from 180 to 192, original in the capitoline museum, rome, italy, digital improved. An exhibition examining the date and origin of the getty's marble bust of the roman emperor commodus.
Start studying bust of commodus learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Media in category busts of commodus the following 24 files are in this category, out of 24 total. Commodus was roman emperor from 180 to 192 ce with the death of roman emperor marcus aurelius in march of 180 ce, the long reign of the five good emperors. Commodus as hercules , also known as the bust of commodus as hercules, is a marble portrait sculpture created sometime in early 192 ad it is housed in the.
The bust is one of the most famous masterpieces of roman portraiture and depicts the emperor in the guise of hercules, whose attributes he has been given: the lion's. Commodus as hercules, also known as the bust of commodus as hercules, is a marble portrait sculpture created sometime in early 192 ad it is housed in the capitoline. A marble bust of roman emperor commodus, r 180-192 ce (the vatican museums, rome. Title and date of work: bust of commodus as hercules, ad 190 name of artist(s): unknown location: capitoline museum medium: marble dimensions: 3 ft 10 ½in.