Simple SPQR Unisex Short Sleeve T-shirt Dark
SPQR = Senatus Populusque Romanus =The Senate and People of Rome
During Late Republic period and during almost the whole Roman Empire period, those four letters were used as official emblem/signature of the Roman state. They indicate the main sources of power the people and the aristocratic senate.
SPQR appears in many ancient inscriptions, coins or texts, but it still in use today. Among other uses, you can find it on manhole covers in modern Rome.
The phrase is still very popular among the classicists, historians and anyone who loves ancient Rome and her history. Mary Beard, a celebrity among the classicists, chose it as a title for her book and even use the image of the inscription on the cover.
If you chose to purchase this T-shirt, you will certainly be in a good company.
- Unisex T-shirt
- Light fabric (4.2 oz/yd² (142 g/m²))
- 100% Soft cotton (Heather colours 52% Cotton, 48% Polyester)
Please pay attention to the size table.