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Claudius hailed as emperor after Caligula is slain.

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Title
Claudius hailed as emperor after Caligula is slain.
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Roman history

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1901 - 1906
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Topics
Draperies
Claudius, Emperor of Rome, 10 B.C.-54 A.D
Emperors -- Rome
Hiding
Coronations -- Rome -- To 499
Cowardice
Rome -- History -- Empire, 30 B.C.-284 A.D
Caligula, Emperor of Rome, 12-4 -- Death and burial
Notes
Content: Claudius hides in terror behind draperies, fearing that he too would be killed following Caligula's assassination; instead the Praetorian Guard acclaimed him emperor.
Source note: Story of the greatest nations : from the dawn of history to the present. (New York : Niglutsch, 1901-1906) Ellis, Edward Sylvester (1840-1916), Author.
Physical Description
Photogravures
Extent: 1 print : b ; 13.5 x 20 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9f4a4f80-c5bf-012f-1f46-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1901: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Claudius hailed as emperor after Caligula is slain." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1901 - 1906. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-5fa4-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Claudius hailed as emperor after Caligula is slain." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 4, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-5fa4-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1901 - 1906). Claudius hailed as emperor after Caligula is slain. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-5fa4-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Claudius hailed as emperor after Caligula is slain.