Show Menu

Items tagged "dacian wars": 6

Column of Trajan

IMG_2735.JPG
A column that was erected in order to commemorate Trajan's victories during the Dacian Wars.

Column of Trajan

IMG_2734.JPG
A column that was erected in order to commemorate Trajan's victories during the Dacian Wars.

Trajan's Column

Trajan's Column.jpg
A tall, triumphal column with a frieze celebrating Trajan's victory in the Dacian wars wrapped around the structure.

Trajan's Column

IMG_0995.jpg
This triumphal column in Trajan’s Forum was commissioned by the Senate to celebrate Trajan’s victories in the Dacian Wars. The reliefs on the column depict the stories of the wars, and the top of the column once held a statue of Trajan, later replaced by a statue of Saint Peter by Pope Sixtus V. The depictions on the reliefs depict imperial…

The Column of Trajan

Column of Trajan.jpg
The Column of Trajan was commissioned for the emperor Trajan, commemorating his Dacian conquest. A laurel wreath celebrating the victory is at the bottom of the column and the corners of the base have eagles, representing Jupiter. A staircase is built inside the column, and it has 24 strips showing the war on the outside. It also acts as Trajan's…

The Forum of Trajan

Trajan_Forum.jpg
The last imperial forum built in Rome, constructed under the orders of Trajan. The plans for this grand forum were devised by Apollodorus of Damascus, and the materials were supplied by the spoils of the Dacian wars.