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One incredible luck for dacian archaeology: in in Philippi (Greece) was discovered a tombstone of a roman officer. It turned out to be the leader of the unit that was tasked by the emperor Trajan to track down Decebalus, the last of the dacian kings! In Ancient Times, Ancient Rome, Ancient History, Roman History, Art History, Roman Legion, Roman Sculpture, Roman Soldiers, Ancient Artifacts

One incredible luck for dacian archaeology: in 1965, in Philippi (Greece) was discovered a tombstone of a roman officer. It turned out to be the leader of the unit that was tasked by the emperor Trajan to track down Decebalus, the last of the dacian kings! You can see that, even if he had a long military career (revealed by the inscription), his most important achievement was that from the Dacian Wars, sculpted on the upper part of the stone, a carving similar to that frim the Trajan's…

'possibly tribes roughly SE of Hinterlands, or men's. nearby/around yhe region [La Pintura y la Guerra - Página 681 - Foro Militar General Dacian Warriors] Ancient Rome, Ancient Art, Ancient History, D N Angel, European Tribes, Tribal Images, Celtic Warriors, Wolf Warriors, Tribal Warrior

La Pintura y la Guerra - Página 681

Un lugar para publicar y analizar los cuadros de las grandes batallas de la humanidad, desde la antigua Grecia hasta la invencion del cine a sido el unico mo…

The Dacian Draco [draˈko] was the standard ensign of troops of the ancient… Tudor Rose, Pictish Warrior, European Tribes, Romania Map, Trajan's Column, Eslava, Medieval, Dragon Head, Mystery Of History

The Dacian Draco [draˈko] was the standard ensign of troops of the ancient Eastern European Dacian people, which can be seen in the hands of the soldiers of Decebalus in several scenes depicted on Trajan's Column in Rome, Italy. It has the form of a dragon with open wolf-like jaws containing several metal tongues. The hollow dragon's head was mounted on a pole with a fabric tube affixed at the rear. In use, the draco was held up into the wind, or above the head of a horseman.

 bronze 'Corinthian' helmet in the Olympia Archaeological Museum. Ancient Greek Art, Ancient Greece, Ancient History, Greek Helmet, Corinthian Helmet, Helmet Armor, Ancient Armor, Classical Greece, History Encyclopedia

Corinthian Helmet

A bronze 'Corinthian' helmet (6-5th century BCE). Olympia Archaeological Museum.

Decebalus scene on Column of Trajan. Depicts Dacian ( Romanian ancestors) commander Decebalus committing suicide by a tree. The Romans admired his death, because he refused to die at the hands of the Romans. Ancient Rome, Ancient History, Art History, European Tribes, 1st Century, Carthage, Romanticism, Roman Empire, Garden Planning

Decebalus scene on Column of Trajan. Depicts Dacian commander Decebalus committing suicide by a tree. The Romans admired his death, because he refused to die at the hands of the Romans.

The Roman Army Units in the Eastern Province of Dacia. Ancient Rome, Ancient Art, Ancient History, Iron Age, Roman Legion, Man Of War, Roman Soldiers, Roman History, Historical Pictures

Подразделения римской армии в восточных провинциях: Дакия.

Linocut, head of Draco - the ancient war standard of the Dacians Head Tattoos, Body Art Tattoos, Small Tattoos, Dragon Boat, Clay Design, Game Concept, Symbolic Tattoos, Woodcarving, Draco

Tablou cap de lup linogravură

Tablou original înrămat, linogravură, cap de lup.

Dacian Draco on Trajan's Column. The Dacian Draco was the standard and ensign of troops of the ancient Dacian people. It can be seen in the hands of the soldiers of Decebalus in several scenes depicted on Trajan's Column in Rome, Italy. Ancient Rome, Ancient Greek, Ancient Art, Ancient History, Draco, European Tribes, European People, Trajan's Column, Rome Antique

Dacian Draco - Dragonul dacic

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