Fresco with a Hoplomachus and a Murmillo

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Carole Raddato
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published on 26 June 2024
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A fresco panel depicting a hoplomachus fighting against a murmillo, from the Roman Villa of Mechern, dated to the 3rd century CE.

Museum of Pre- and Early History, Saarbrücken, Germany.

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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Raddato, C. (2024, June 26). Fresco with a Hoplomachus and a Murmillo. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/19155/fresco-with-a-hoplomachus-and-a-murmillo/

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Raddato, Carole. "Fresco with a Hoplomachus and a Murmillo." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 26 Jun 2024. Web. 18 Jul 2024.

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