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Title
Alexanderschlacht
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Personalities -- A-Z

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1891
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON P. A-Z
Topics
Alexander, the Great, 356-323 B.C
Harnesses
Armor -- To 499
Horses -- To 499
Chariots -- To 499
Arms & armament -- To 499
Campaigns & battles -- To 499
Mosaics -- Italy
Darius III, King of Persia, d. 330 B.C
Genres
Portraits
Art reproductions
Notes
Content: Additional text on border.
Content: This mosaic is from the House of the Faun in Pompeii. It depicts the Battle of Issus in 333 B.C. between the armies of Alexander of Macedonia and Darius III of Persia. Alexander's army defeated Darius III.
Source note: Handbuch der Mosaik-und Glasmalerei. (Leipzig : Seemann, 1891) Elis, Carl , Author. Andree, J. , Editor.
Physical Description
Line photoengravings
Extent: 13.4 x 20.3 cm
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 52aca830-c5bf-012f-3fa2-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1891: Issued
  • 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. "Alexanderschlacht" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1891. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-609e-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. "Alexanderschlacht" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 2, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-609e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1891). Alexanderschlacht Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-609e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Alexanderschlacht