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Title
Cyrus entering Babylon
Names
Hooper, William Harcourt, 1834-1912 (Wood engraver)
Doepler, Carl Emil, 1824-1905 (Artist)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Babylonia

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1868-01
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON BABYL
Topics
Forts & fortifications
Gates
Babylon (Extinct city)
Campaigns & battles -- To 499
Battlements
Genres
Conjectural works
Reconstructions
Notes
Content: The army of Persian king Cyrus enters one of the gates of Babylon to capture the city, having crossed the Euphrates River by draining much of the stream into a canal or lake dug for that purpose (539 B.C.)
Source identifier: HM (Hades Legacy Identifier / Struc ID)
Physical Description
Wood engravings
Extent: 11.5 x 12.1 cm
Foxing on image.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): bceca2f0-c5bd-012f-3eeb-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1834: Creator Born
  • 1868: Issued
  • 1912: Creator Died
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Cyrus entering Babylon" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1868-01. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-5daa-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. "Cyrus entering Babylon" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 22, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-5daa-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1868-01). Cyrus entering Babylon Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-5daa-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Cyrus entering Babylon