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The Praetorians hailing Claudius as emperor.

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Names
Bone, Herbert A. (Artist)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Roman history

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1885
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Topics
Draperies
Claudius, Emperor of Rome, 10 B.C.-54 A.D
Emperors -- Rome
Soldiers -- Roman -- To 499
Hiding
Coronations -- Rome -- To 499
Praetorian Guard
Cowardice
Rome -- History -- Empire, 30 B.C.-284 A.D
Notes
Content : After Caligula's murder, soldiers find Claudius hiding in terror behind a curtain in the palace. Claudius feared that he too was a target of the Praetorian assassination plot, but instead the Guard selected him as emperor.

Source note: Ridpath''s universal history : an account of the origin, primitive condition, and race development of the greater division of mankind. (New York : Merrill Baker, c1899) Ridpath, John Clark (1840-1900), Author.
Physical Description
Form: Wood engravings ( Library of Congress Thesaurus for Graphic Materials )
Extent: 1 print : b ; 10.4 x 14.5 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: 99a9cda0-c5bf-012f-a566-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1885: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The Praetorians hailing Claudius as emperor." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1885. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-5f99-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The Praetorians hailing Claudius as emperor." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 28, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-5f99-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1885). The Praetorians hailing Claudius as emperor. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-5f99-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The Praetorians hailing Claudius as emperor.