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Siege d'une ville par les Romains sous Jules César.

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Title
Siege d'une ville par les Romains sous Jules César.
Additional title: Siege of a city by the Romans under Julius Caesar.
Names
Brion, Gustave, 1824-1877 (Artist)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Warfare -- Ancient

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1882 - 1884
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON WARF-Anc
Topics
Armies -- Roman+ -- To 499
Ballista
Siege warfare
Notes
Content: This is a Victorian-era reconstruction of gigantic missile-throwers (ballistae) used to shoot darts or stones into a besieged city. These examples are truly immense, most ancient artillery pieces being considerably smaller. Note the siege towers in the background.
Source note: From
Physical Description
Wood engravings
Extent: 1 print : b ; 16 x 22.5 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 15c4d200-c5c0-012f-3f55-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1824: Creator Born
  • 1877: Creator Died
  • 1882: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Siege d'une ville par les Romains sous Jules César." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1882 - 1884. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-473e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Siege d'une ville par les Romains sous Jules César." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 27, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-473e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1882 - 1884). Siege d'une ville par les Romains sous Jules César. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-473e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Siege d'une ville par les Romains sous Jules César.