Roman Relief of a Teacher & Three Pupils

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Carole Raddato
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published on 10 December 2018
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Funerary relief depicting a teacher with three discipuli (pupils). The scene shows two boys seated on either side of their teacher as a younger boy walks into the room. The older boys hold an open scroll. The younger boy enters from the right, holding wax tablets bound together by a leather strap. Found in Neumagen near Trier, around 180-185 CE. Rheinisches Landesmuseum Trier (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. (2018, December 10). Roman Relief of a Teacher & Three Pupils. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9650/roman-relief-of-a-teacher--three-pupils/

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Raddato, Carole. "Roman Relief of a Teacher & Three Pupils." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified December 10, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9650/roman-relief-of-a-teacher--three-pupils/.

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Raddato, Carole. "Roman Relief of a Teacher & Three Pupils." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 10 Dec 2018. Web. 15 Oct 2021.