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Column of Trajan

A column that was erected in order to commemorate Trajan's victories during the Dacian Wars.

Column of Trajan

A column that was erected in order to commemorate Trajan's victories during the Dacian Wars.

Barbarian Torture on Trajan's Column

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This is a scene from the reliefs on Trajan's Column. It depicts two naked Dacians (barbarians) being tortured by Romans

Face of the Dying Gaul

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This is a close up of the face of the Dying Gaul. The Dying Gaul is a Roman copy of a 3rd century Greek statue. It depicts a gaul with a wound in his lower chest. His hair, mustache and torc necklace identify him as a barbarian.

Ludovisi Gaul Killing Himself and His Wife

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A marble, heroic nude statue of a barbarian killing himself and his wife. Currently housed in the Museo Nazionale di Roma, Palazzo Altemps.

Arch of Septimius Severus

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Marble victory arch officially celebrating Septimius Severus' victory over the Parthians, but constructed following a civil war. Depicts a triumphal procession featuring barbarian captives. Geta was chiseled out of the frieze after his murder by Caracalla. Stands in the Roman Forum.

Portonaccio Sarcophagus

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A highly detailed sarcophagus that depicts a battle between Romans and barbarians. Currently in the Museo Nazionale Romano (Palazzo Massimo).

Ara Pacis, North Frieze

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A depiction of a ceremonial procession on the north side of the Ara Pacis which includes a northern barbarian child. Housed in the Museum of the Ara Pacis.

The Dying Gaul

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A heroic nude marble statue of a dying man wearing a torque, which identifies him as a barbarian. Currently in the Capitoline Museums.

Arch of Constantine

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The Arch of Constatine was dedicated to Constantine and his triumph over Maxentius in the Battle of Milvian Bridge. The Arch was finished in 315. Barbarians are showed on the main reliefs [more prominently on top of the columns at the top level].