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Italian Artist Recreates Famous Roman Emperors Through His Realistic Sculptures

What’s the first thought that comes to mind when you think about Rome? Perhaps it’s the iconic ancient Roman gladiatorial arena – the Colosseum, or an excavated heart of the Roman Empire also known as Roman Forum, which was the center of day-to-day life in Rome many centuries ago. And although Rome has all the right to boast about its architectural heritage, today’s topic is not about that.

A young Italian sculptor and the person behind the Cesares de Roma project took it upon himself to commemorate three notorious rulers from ancient times of Rome – Caesar, Augustus, and Nero – by sculpting hyperrealistic busts for each of them.

The project was borne out of necessity to spread classic Roman history from a more human and modern perspective. Recreating the faces of Roman rulers who died two thousand years ago is not a small feat. Exhaustive research of numismatics, sculptures, and reliefs play a fundamental role in bringing these historical figures back to life in our time.

“Césares de Roma aims to be a didactic reference in terms of new ways of spreading classical culture based on emotional learning. Julio Caesar will be the starting character of this unique exhibition in the world, which will teleport the visitor to classical Rome [as it progresses] from the final stages of the Roman Republic to the decline of the Julio-Claudia dynasty.”

So scroll down and take a look at how the artist breathes new life into ancient Rome’s rulers via hyperrealistic sculpting. And while you’re at it, why not refresh your knowledge of historical facts and theories regarding the subjects of these sculptures?

More: Cesares de Roma, Facebook h/t: boredpanda

Julio Caesar was the last Roman Dictator

Octavian Augustus was the first Roman emperor

Nero, the emperor who was famous for his cruelty

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