Monday, June 2, 2008

Domitian ACEO

ACEO, 2.5 x 3.5 inches, watercolor, 2008.
Domitian was Roman Emperor from 81 to 96AD. He was the last of the Flavian Dynasty and became Emperor after the deaths of his father Vespasian and brother Titus. His great passions were the arts and the games and he presided over them wearing a gold diadem and purple robes. He made many enemies within the Senate and in his later years was prone to paranoia . He was assassinated aged 44 by being stabbed.

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