Detail, Trajan's Column

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Mark Cartwright
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published on 09 June 2013
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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.

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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 WHE.

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Cartwright, M. (2013, June 09). Detail, Trajan's Column. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/1271/detail-trajans-column/

Chicago Style

Cartwright, Mark. "Detail, Trajan's Column." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified June 09, 2013. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/1271/detail-trajans-column/.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Detail, Trajan's Column." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 09 Jun 2013. Web. 24 Jul 2021.