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Title
Armor of Pyrrhus
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Armor -- Ancient

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1810
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON ARMO-Anc
Topics
Armor -- To 499
Animals, Mythical
Decoration and ornament -- Greece
Hairstyles -- To 499
Helmets -- To 499
Arms & armament -- Greek -- To 499
Daggers & swords -- To 499
Shields -- To 499
Beards
Genres
Illustrations
Notes
Content: Pyrrhus was one of the most successful ancient Greek generals of the Hellenistic era. He was king of Epirus and an enemy of Rome. His military successes against Macedonia and Rome resulted in massive losses and gave rise to the phrase "Pyrrhic victory."
Content: Items numbered (1-11). Written on border: "1 & 7 armor of Pyrrhus."
Source note: Tableau historique des costumes, des moeurs et des usages des principeaux peuples de l''antiquité et du moyen age. (Metz : Collignon, 1810) Spalart, Robert von, Author.
Physical Description
Copper engravings
Hand coloring
Extent: Plate mark 19 x 27 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ad22fa30-c5bd-012f-ef50-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1810: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Armor of Pyrrhus" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1810. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-1335-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Armor of Pyrrhus" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 15, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-1335-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1810). Armor of Pyrrhus Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-1335-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Armor of Pyrrhus