Ovidís Fasti
Some Characteristics

piety
    respect for the gods
    personal relationship with god

   

Bernini, Gianlorenzo
Aeneas, Anchises, and Ascanius
1618-19
Marble
height 86 5/8" (2.2 m)
Galleria Borghese, Rome

worship
   
references to religious ceremonies
   
both civic (public) and private

antiquarianism
   
references to the early days of Rome

patriotism
   
celebration of Romeís great history
   
praise of the emperor and his family

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