The Roman Society

Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies

Augustus, the First Emperor

Saturday 1 November, 2014
BP Lecture Theatre, British Museum

To mark the bimillennium of the death of Augustus, the Association for Roman Archaeology and the Roman Society hosted a joint colloquium following the ARA’s AGM on Saturday 1 November, in the BP Lecture Theatre at the British Museum.


1.30-1.45      Introduction 

1.45-2.30      Susan Walker: The Image of Augustus reviewed

2.30-3.15      Dario Calomino: Emperor or god? Commemorating Augustus on coins

3.15-3.45      Tea

3.45-4.30      Andrew Wallace-Hadrill: Brick to marble? How Augustus transformed Rome

4.30-5.15      Penny Goodman: Half-way to a bimillennium: Augustus in the middle ages

5.15-5.30      Closing remarks

Augustus, the First Emperor

Augustus, the First Emperor

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