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Basiliscus, being delivered into the hands of the emperor, is thrown into a cistern, with his wife and children, and there doomed to starvation

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Title
Basiliscus, being delivered into the hands of the emperor, is thrown into a cistern, with his wife and children, and there doomed to starvation
Names
Geiger, Peter Johann Nepomuk, 1805-1880 (Artist)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Byzantine Empire

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1860
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Topics
Byzantine Empire
Pleading (Begging)
Emperors -- Byzantine Empire
Basiliscus, Emperor of the East, d.476/477
Executions
Genres
Illustrations
Notes
Source identifier: 28 (Hades Legacy Identifier / Struc ID)
Content: Title from caption below image.
Content: "Reign of the Byzantine emperor Zeno."--printed on border.
Statement of responsibility: "Entered according to the Act of Congress in the year 1863 by Jos. de Bülow, in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern State of New York."--printed on border.
Physical Description
Lithographs
Extent: 25.5 x 17 cm
Tinted lithograph.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f87aa130-c5bd-012f-4b61-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1805: Creator Born
  • 1860: Issued
  • 1880: Creator Died
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Basiliscus, being delivered into the hands of the emperor, is thrown into a cistern, with his wife and children, and there doomed to starvation" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1860. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-303c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Basiliscus, being delivered into the hands of the emperor, is thrown into a cistern, with his wife and children, and there doomed to starvation" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 8, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-303c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1860). Basiliscus, being delivered into the hands of the emperor, is thrown into a cistern, with his wife and children, and there doomed to starvation Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-303c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Basiliscus, being delivered into the hands of the emperor, is thrown into a cistern, with his wife and children, and there doomed to starvation