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Julio Claudian Joe
by Joe Geranio
on Thu Sep 13, 2007 12:04 am
 
Forum: Collegium Militarium
Topic: Praetorian Guard during the Reign of Augustus-Nero
Replies: 3
Views: 2991

Roman Bronze Imago Clipeata of Emperor Claudius

http://www.christies.com/promos/jun06/1679/promo_gallery.asp?page=4 Roman Bronze Imago Clipeata of Emperor Claudius Please take a look at this rare glimpse of a Julio Claudian Princeps in bronze (other than coinage). Claudius is seen showing the office of Pontifex Maximus, note radiate image...
by Joe Geranio
on Wed Nov 01, 2006 5:43 pm
 
Forum: Collegium Historicum
Topic: Roman Bronze Imago Clipeata of Emperor Claudius
Replies: 1
Views: 1254

Portrait of Caligula? Recut to Tiberius? Joe Geranio

A Portrait of Caligula? Recut to Tiberius? (MFA Head in Boston) Joe Geranio For photos go to bottom of page at: http://portraitsofcaligula.com/3/miscellaneous12.htm This Julio-Claudian portrait located at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, Massachusetts is identified as possibly Drus...
by Joe Geranio
on Sun Aug 13, 2006 3:00 am
 
Forum: Collegium Historicum
Topic: Portrait of Caligula? Recut to Tiberius? Joe Geranio
Replies: 0
Views: 1074

Caligula: The first living Princeps to be Shown Radiate?

http://portraitsofcaligula.com/3/miscellaneous10.htm The Typology and Iconography of Caligula: Subjectivity: Caligula First Living Princeps To Be Shown Radiate? See All Photos of Coins Above. By Joe B. Geranio The portraiture of the Julio-Claudians is not an easy ...
by Joe Geranio
on Tue May 16, 2006 7:19 am
 
Forum: Collegium Historicum
Topic: Caligula: The first living Princeps to be Shown Radiate?
Replies: 0
Views: 1078

Portraits von Caligula: Die Sitzabbildung? Joe B. Geranio

Portraits von Caligula: Die Sitzabbildung? Joe B. Geranio Einleitung: Der Zweck dieser Studie ist, die Rückabbildung auf dem consensv dupondii zu kennzeichnen (Münze Portrait auf dieser Seite der Sitzabbildung von dupondius sehen), angeschlagen während der Herrschaft des Kaisers Caligula. Es ...
by Joe Geranio
on Fri May 12, 2006 4:58 am
 
Forum: Collegium Historicum
Topic: Portraits von Caligula: Die Sitzabbildung? Joe B. Geranio
Replies: 1
Views: 1177

Caligula and The Ships of Nemi- Joe Geranio

The History Channel had a wonderful program on a few months back on the large ships, barges, pleasure palaces or whatever you wish to call them. I will leave some great links on the Nemi Project and some arifacts. These ships were absoulutely enourmous and on one of the links you will see a man stan...
by Joe Geranio
on Fri May 12, 2006 4:52 am
 
Forum: Collegium Historicum
Topic: Caligula and The Ships of Nemi- Joe Geranio
Replies: 0
Views: 1056

Augustan Portrait Found 5/10/06

In Brief: Archaeologists find Augustan head in Italy May 09 ,General Science A marble, bas-relief, head of the Emperor Augustus has been found at a large and well-appointed Roman villa site near Rome. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The head,...
by Joe Geranio
on Fri May 12, 2006 4:18 am
 
Forum: Collegium Historicum
Topic: Augustan Portrait Found 5/10/06
Replies: 0
Views: 953

The Portraiture of Caligula in Right Profile-AR Denarii:

The Portraiture of Caligula in Right Profile- AR Denarii: The Imagery and Iconography http://portraitsofcaligula.com/page.php?groupingID=miscellaneous8&cp=1 By Joe Geranio For all photos go to URL above. For some time now I have been fascinated with the portraiture of ...
by Joe Geranio
on Sat Apr 22, 2006 6:58 pm
 
Forum: Collegium Historicum
Topic: The Portraiture of Caligula in Right Profile-AR Denarii:
Replies: 1
Views: 1139

Notes on Caligulan Dupondius

1. Suetonius, Cal 8.1: Fasti Vallenses and Fasti Pighiani; also see Dio 59.61. A Barrett, Caligula: The Corruption of Power, Yale University Press, 1989 (Barrett 1989), while not rejecting Suetonius, raises questions, pp.6-7, Also see J.P.V.D. Balsdon, The Emperor Gaius, Oxford, 1934 (Balsdon 1934)...
by Joe Geranio
on Sun Feb 19, 2006 6:55 pm
 
Forum: Collegium Historicum
Topic: The Iconography of Caligula on the CONSENSV Dupondius
Replies: 2
Views: 3020

New Find in the Forum

Ivory emperor emerges from Forum 'Unique' find probably Marcus Aurelius or Septimius Severus (ANSA) - Rome, November 16 - Italian archaeologists have unveiled the latest major find to emerge from the Roman forum - an ivory statue of an emperor, probably Marcus Aurelius or Septimius Severus . ...
by Joe Geranio
on Thu Nov 24, 2005 9:09 am
 
Forum: Collegium Historicum
Topic: *Newsflash*
Replies: 98
Views: 81936

Praetorian Guard during the Reign of Augustus-Nero

I am hoping someone who is involved with Military history can help me understand what a true Praetorian Guard uniform may have looked? What was the clothing like, and what would have differed from a regular army uniform? What do we get out of the reliefs that were found with praetorian guards ...
by Joe Geranio
on Sat Nov 12, 2005 1:15 am
 
Forum: Collegium Militarium
Topic: Praetorian Guard during the Reign of Augustus-Nero
Replies: 3
Views: 2991

Cleopatra from Hamburg

I am trying to translate a book by D. Boschung called "Die Bildnisse des Caligula", and it is no easy task. The Germans really know the field of Roman iconography and portraiture!!

Multa Cum Amicitia,

Josephus
by Joe Geranio
on Sat Oct 29, 2005 5:36 am
 
Forum: General
Topic: The Latin in Gibson's Passion of the Christ?
Replies: 9
Views: 4478

Marius,

Sorry, of course you have heard of ESG! I live in the San Francisco bay area

Josephus
by Joe Geranio
on Thu Oct 06, 2005 4:41 am
 
Forum: General
Topic: The Latin in Gibson's Passion of the Christ?
Replies: 9
Views: 4478

Ave, Thanks for the comments, as far as any kind of Roman movies, I notice the statues of the emperors are sometimes 200 years off. I love one Roman movie I saw during the time of Augustus with a head of Nero in the backround. I understand your trepidation with the soldiers uniforms and gear. ...
by Joe Geranio
on Thu Oct 06, 2005 1:23 am
 
Forum: General
Topic: The Latin in Gibson's Passion of the Christ?
Replies: 9
Views: 4478

The Latin in Gibson's Passion of the Christ?

I took Latin and the spoken word was always interesting to me. What were your thoughts on pronuciation in Gibson's passion of the Christ? Did you find it believable? Like I was taught in classical latin, not ecclesiatical that the "C" in Caesar was a hard K sound..........so the word Caesar w...
by Joe Geranio
on Wed Oct 05, 2005 3:54 am
 
Forum: General
Topic: The Latin in Gibson's Passion of the Christ?
Replies: 9
Views: 4478

Thanks for the kind words. This is a wonderful site and is very interesting.

Multa Cum Amicitia,

Josephus
by Joe Geranio
on Wed Oct 05, 2005 3:48 am
 
Forum: Collegium Historicum
Topic: The Typology of Caligula in Portraiture-Joe Geranio
Replies: 2
Views: 1205

The Typology of Caligula in Portraiture-Joe Geranio

Caligula's Portraiture The Typology and Iconography of Caligula -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The Typology and Iconography of Caligula By Joe B. Geranio The portraiture of the Julio-Claudians is not an easy subject to examine. The...
by Joe Geranio
on Mon Sep 26, 2005 4:13 am
 
Forum: Collegium Historicum
Topic: The Typology of Caligula in Portraiture-Joe Geranio
Replies: 2
Views: 1205

The Iconography of Caligula on the CONSENSV Dupondius

Portraits of Caligula: The Seated Figure? Joe B. Geranio Introduction: The purpose of this study is to identify the revese figure on the consensv dupondii (See coin portrait on this page of seated figure of dupondius) , struck during the reign of the Emperor Caligula. There has been much cont...
by Joe Geranio
on Sat Sep 24, 2005 2:28 am
 
Forum: Collegium Historicum
Topic: The Iconography of Caligula on the CONSENSV Dupondius
Replies: 2
Views: 3020

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