Hold Your Horses! Did Caligula Actually Make a Steed a Roman Consul? #italy #ancientorigins #archaeology #history #roman

Ancient Origins When we think of the emperor Caligula, it is John Hurt’s wonderfully maniacal performance in the BBC TV series I, Claud.

THRACIAN DYNASTS. Koson (ca. 44-43 BC). AV stater (8.53 gm). Roman consul (L. Junius Brutus) left, accompanied by two lictors; monogram to left / Eagle standing left on scepter, holding wreath.

Roman consul (M. Junius Brutus) left, accompanied by two lictors; monogram to left / Eagle standing left on scepter, holding wreath.

Quintus Fabius Maximus Verrucosus Cunctator 280 BC – 203 BC) was a Roman politician and general, He was a Roman Consul five times and was twice appointed Dictator, He reached the office of Roman Censor in 230 BC. His agnomen Cunctator (cognate to the English noun cunctation) means "lingerer" in Latin, and refers to his strategy in deploying troops during the Second Punic War. He is widely regarded as the father of guerilla war which was something new at the time.

Quintus Fabius Maximus Verrucosus Cunctator 280 BC – 203 BC) was a Roman politician and general, He was a Roman Consul five times and was twice appointed Dictator, He reached the office of Roman Censor in 230 BC. His agnomen Cunctator (cognate to the English noun cunctation) means "lingerer" in Latin, and refers to his strategy in deploying troops during the Second Punic War. He is widely regarded as the father of guerilla war which was something new at the time.

Member of Theodoric the Amal's personal bodyguard. Troops who helped the Ostrogothic King to usurp Italy from Flavius Odoacer's forces (admittedly by treachery, after a military stalemate). Sent by the Emperor Zeno to 'reclaim' Italia for the Empire, Theodoric ruled the province as a Roman consul.

Member of Theodoric the Amal's personal bodyguard. Troops who helped the Ostrogothic King to usurp Italy from Flavius Odoacer's forces (admittedly by treachery, after a military stalemate). Sent by the Emperor Zeno to 'reclaim' Italia for the Empire, Theodoric ruled the province as a Roman consul.

Imperator L.Manlius Torquatus AR Denarius.Roman Republic.Dictator Sulla's friend

Imperator L.Manlius Torquatus AR Denarius.Roman Republic.Dictator Sulla's friend

In 66 BC, Torquatus stood for election as Roman consul, but was defeated by Publius Cornelius Sulla and Publius Autronius Paetus. Autronius and Sulla were to install themselves as consuls, while Piso was to take possession of the provinces of Hispania.

Roman Consul - II Century BC Pegaso Models 90 mm Handpainted by Johan Kees

Consul - (in ancient Rome) one of the two annually elected chief magistrates who jointly ruled the republic.

(c. 25 BCE) Marcus Claudius Marcellus (42-23 BCE), nephew of Emperor Augustus

25 BCE) Marcus Claudius Marcellus BCE), nephew of Emperor Augustus

Roman Consul - II Century BC Pegaso Models 90 mm Handpainted by Johan Kees

The Pewter Brigade

A Roman consul is flanked by Lictors carrying the fasces - the symbol of authority.

A Roman consul is flanked by Lictors carrying the fasces - the symbol of authority.

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Anibal Barca

August 216 BC – Second Punic War: Battle of Cannae – The Carthaginian army led by Hannibal defeats a numerically superior Roman army under command of consuls Lucius Aemilius Paullus and Gaius Terentius Varro.

ROMAN CONSUL 54MM "ALEXANDROS MODELS" sculptured by ADRIANO LARUCCIA Painted by Louis Dorio

ROMAN CONSUL 54MM "ALEXANDROS MODELS" sculptured by ADRIANO LARUCCIA Painted by Louis Dorio

This Day in History: Mar 15, 44 B.C.: The ides of March: Julius Caesar ...

This painting is depicting the Roman Consuls who were very important political leader during the roman republic. Specifically Brutus is raising his knife to stab Julius ceasar, a threat to the Roman republic.

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