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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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Names
Geiger, Peter Johann Nepomuk (1805-1880) (Artist)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Byzantine Empire

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1860
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Topics
Byzantine Empire
Pleading (Begging)
Emperors -- Byzantine Empire
Basiliscus, Emperor of the East, d.476/477
Executions
Notes
Source identifier : 28 (Hades Legacy Identifier / Struc ID)

Content: Title from caption below image. Printed on border: "Reign of the Byzantine emperor Zeno." "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."
Physical Description
Form: Lithographs ( Library of Congress Thesaurus for Graphic Materials )
Note: Tinted lithograph.Medium
Extent: 1 print : b ; 25.5 x 17 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: f87aa130-c5bd-012f-4b61-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1805: Creator Born
  • 1860: Issued
  • 1880: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and 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://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-303c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and 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 April 26, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-303c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and 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://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-303c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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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.