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Trajan offers a suovetaurilia to purify the Roman army.

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1624749
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Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Roman history

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 17--
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Topics
Bulls
Trajan, Emperor of Rome, 53-117
Trajan's Column (Rome, Italy)
Military camps -- Roman+ -- To 499
Sacrifices -- Rome -- To 499
Rites & ceremonies -- Rome -- To 499
Rome -- Religion
Notes
Source note : From

Content : Within a fortified camp, before the beginning of the campaign against the Dacians, Trajan performs a suovetaurilia, one of the most sacred rites of Roman religion in which a bull, a ram and a pig are sacrificed.

Content: Written on border: "Scenes during the wars of the Romans against the Dacians, 101-106 A.D. Bas-relief, Trajan's Column, Rome, 113-114 A.D. Engr. early 18th cen." Includes additional printed text in Italian.
Physical Description
Form: Copper engravings ( Art and Architecture Thesaurus )
Extent: 1 print : b ; plate mark 19.5 x 37 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: 9e307780-c5bf-012f-16a1-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

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

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Trajan offers a suovetaurilia to purify the Roman army." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 17--. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-5fa9-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Trajan offers a suovetaurilia to purify the Roman army." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 6, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-5fa9-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (17--). Trajan offers a suovetaurilia to purify the Roman army. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-5fa9-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Trajan offers a suovetaurilia to purify the Roman army.