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Rome celebrates emperor Augustus' life

The Italian city of Rome commemorates the life of its first Emperor 2,000 years since his demise.

Last updated: 20 Aug 2014 12:04
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It has been 2,000 years since the death of Augustus, the first Emperor of Rome. 

The city hosts a number of events to commemorate his life, and opens Italian archaelogical sites which are usually closed off.

Al Jazeera's Claudio Lavanga reports from Rome.

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