Trajan's Column Detail

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Mark Cartwright
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published on 07 June 2013
Trajan's Column Detail

A detail from Trajan's Column in the Forum Romanum of Rome. Erected in 113 CE the column and its reliefs commemorate the emperor's campaigns in Dacia. The reliefs are an invaluable source of information on the Roman army and depict such military subjects as weapons, armour, ships, fortifications and troop formations.


About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at AHE.

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APA Style

Cartwright, M. (2013, June 07). Trajan's Column Detail. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/1263/

Chicago Style

Cartwright, Mark. "Trajan's Column Detail." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified June 07, 2013. https://www.ancient.eu/image/1263/.

MLA Style

Cartwright, Mark. "Trajan's Column Detail." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 07 Jun 2013. Web. 24 May 2019.

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