Posted by Peter W. Schramm
Parts of a giant, exquisitely carved marble sculpture depicting the Roman emperor
Marcus Aurelius have been found at an archaeological site in Turkey. Fragments of the statue were unearthed at the ancient city of Sagalassos. The statute was about 15 ft tall, said to be one of the finest depictions of the Roman ruler. Some photos.
7:49 PM / August 26, 2008
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A good man, old 'verissimus'. He leaned a bit too much on the Diatribai, but otherwise a great good soul. He mentions me in his Meditations, I think. Maybe its his letters.
Very, very cool.