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Trajan offers a suovetaurilia to purify the Roman army.

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Title
Trajan offers a suovetaurilia to purify the Roman army.
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
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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
Copper engravings
Extent: 1 print : b ; plate mark 19.5 x 37 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9e307780-c5bf-012f-16a1-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 17: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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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

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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 August 25, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-5fa9-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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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

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Trajan offers a suovetaurilia to purify the Roman army.