1. The Capitoline Brutus suggests Ancient Romans were not philosophical characters like the Ancient Greeks, but hard men interested in reality, war, business and politics. It is thought to date from the early republic, possibly a leader. It shows a certain level sophistication and realism in the art form. 

    The Capitoline Brutus suggests Ancient Romans were not philosophical characters like the Ancient Greeks, but hard men interested in reality, war, business and politics. It is thought to date from the early republic, possibly a leader. It shows a certain level sophistication and realism in the art form. 

    (Source: love-of-history, via napoleoncaesarparte)

     
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    He is staring into my soul.
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    See, this is why I generally prefer Roman sculpture to Greek sculpture.
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