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Scenes during the wars of the Romans against the Dacians, 101-106 A.D.

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Title
Scenes during the wars of the Romans against the Dacians, 101-106 A.D.
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Warfare -- Ancient

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1700 (Approximate)
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Topics
City walls
Cargo ships
Loading and unloading
Soldiers -- Roman -- To 499
Dacians -- To 499
Soldiers -- Dacian -- 100-109
Archers -- To 499
Galleys (Ships)
Battering rams
Amphitheaters
Genres
Book illustrations
Notes
Source note: From Colonna Traiana, eretta dal Senato, e popolo Romano all''imperatore Traiano Augusto, nel suo foro in Roma. Scolpita con l''historie della guerra dacica. (Roma : Gio. Giacomo Rossi, 170-).
Physical Description
Etchings
Extent: 23 x 38.5 cm
Description
Printed immediately underneath the picture are descriptions in Latin of details in the scene above. Summations of the Latin captions: 150: "The Dacians, under cover of archers, use a ram to try to batter down a city wall. The defending Romans throw spears (broken off from the sculpture) at the attackers. The Dacians were unable to capture the city because they did not have real siege equipment to breach the walls. The ram's head would have been made of bronze." 151: "Roman ships bring supplies to the besieged city. Soldiers are unloading sacks of grain and carrying them inside. The round building in the background is an arena.""Bas relief. Trajan's column, Rome, 113-114 A.D. Engr. early 18th cen.."--written on border.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 18da9940-c5c0-012f-956f-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

  • 1700: Issued
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Scenes during the wars of the Romans against the Dacians, 101-106 A.D." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1700. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-4747-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Scenes during the wars of the Romans against the Dacians, 101-106 A.D." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 31, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-4747-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1700). Scenes during the wars of the Romans against the Dacians, 101-106 A.D. Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-4747-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Scenes during the wars of the Romans against the Dacians, 101-106 A.D.