Victorious Roman Charioteer

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Carole Raddato
published on 05 June 2018
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Mosaic depicting a victorious charioteer called Marcianus accompanied by the wish of victory NICHA (sic). Nika is a given name of Greek origin meaning "Victory" (latinized as Nica). Marcianus' lead horse is named as Inluminator and bears what appears to be a stable mark on his flank (Getuli). 4th century CE. (National Museum of Roman Art, Merida, Spain)

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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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