aquilinus in latin). But did you know that Plutarch, the greek biographer, wrote that the nose of Mark Antony was a characteristic and a mark of beauty and nobility: In ancient Rome it was considered a sign of leadership to be born with a crooked nose. It is even called a « Roman nose » in the world of plastic surgery! Why was it a symbol of virility? In these times, the handsomeness standard for a man was to be an hero, a fighter or a « macho » man. And the crooked nose, like some boxers have, is an attribute of sexy masculinity. The huge statue THE COLOSSUS OF CONSTANTINE that once occupied the west apse of the Basilica of Maxentius is a very good example of the legendary « Roman nose ». Now here are my top 3 emperors with a crooked nose : 1) Nerva 2) Philip I 3) Theodosius Now this is time for the Challenge: show us your best crooked nose examples ! Who nose how many we can find?