Roman Quadriga Race in the Circus Maximus

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Laura Kate C. McCormack
by Georges Jansoone
published on 17 January 2023
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A releif showing a quadriga race in the Cricus Maximus, Rome (2-3rd century); Trinci Palace, Foligno, Italy. The starting gates can be seen on the far left. The upper left-hand corner shows the magistrate who will begin the race by dropping a white handkerchief, Mappa, onto the track. The horator can also be seen shouting instructions to the drivers. A crash is clearly depicted in the left-hand corner.

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Jansoone, G. (2023, January 17). Roman Quadriga Race in the Circus Maximus. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/16883/roman-quadriga-race-in-the-circus-maximus/

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Jansoone, Georges. "Roman Quadriga Race in the Circus Maximus." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 17, 2023. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/16883/roman-quadriga-race-in-the-circus-maximus/.

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Jansoone, Georges. "Roman Quadriga Race in the Circus Maximus." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 17 Jan 2023. Web. 26 Feb 2024.

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