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“The Roses of Heliogabalus” (detail) (1888) by Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema (1836-1912).

Weekend Fun Pic: Herculaneum, Hall of the Augustals (the college of priests responsible for maintaining the Imperial cult), fresco depicting the entrance of Hercules into Olympus. mid-1st Century AD. Photo Credit: Clio Ancient Art and Antiquities