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The Dacians and Getae were part of the big Thracian family that lived in South-Eastern Europe over 2000 years ago. The Dacians and the Getae from North of Danube river were united by Burebista in 8…
Trajan Column XVII (25) 62 detail- Decebalus conducting the first battle from his vantage point. Among the most impressive scenes of the battle is the “Carrying of the injured Dacian youth”. The group around the wounded youth seems to be a product of Hellenistic pattern books. Such groups occur often on sarcophagi. The composition is in a pyramid form, with Decebalus being at the top of the pyramid.
Columbia, News, Press Release, From Feb. 9 through Feb. 28, the Italian Academy for Advanced Studies in America at Columbia will host an exhibition of 20 recently discovered sculptures and other ancient objects from the Imperial Fora in Rome. These works and fragments will be shown for the first time to the public.