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Terentia forcibly dragged from the Temple of Vesta.

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Title
Terentia forcibly dragged from the Temple of Vesta.
Names
Howard, Henry (1769-1847) (Artist)
Suttaby, William (1773-1838) (Publisher)
Bromley, William (1769-1842) (Engraver)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Personalities -- A-Z

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1808-10-01
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON P. A-Z
Topics
Roman temples
Violence
Abused women
Clothing & dress -- Rome -- To 499
Terentia, 1st cent. B.C
Genres
Portraits
Notes
Content: In 58 B.C. Cicero was exiled and his property seized or destroyed. Terentia, wife of Cicero, was removed by force from the Temple of Vesta where she had been given sanctuary and brought to Valerius for questioning concerning her husband.
Statement of responsibility: Printed on border: "London ; Published by W. Suttaby, Oct. 1st. 1808."
Content: Printed on border: "Book I. letter VII. page 22." Written on border: "1st. wife of Cicero."
Physical Description
Copper engravings
Extent: 1 print : b ; plate mark 12.3 x 7.5 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6b4c69a0-c5bf-012f-c1b6-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1769: Creator Born
  • 1808: Issued
  • 1847: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Terentia forcibly dragged from the Temple of Vesta." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 30, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-4785-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1808-10-01). Terentia forcibly dragged from the Temple of Vesta. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-4785-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Terentia forcibly dragged from the Temple of Vesta.