Romans vs. Dacians, c. 101-106 AD.

Trajan's campaign against the Dacian's and depicts a group of Roman soldiers attacking a wagon convoy made up of woman and children and protected by a handful of Bastarnae warriors wielding the fearsome falx

Roman statues of Dacians

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Dacians attacking the Roman lines. Falxmn are beggining to bring down their falxes on Roman shields. The Dacians wave a standard called a Draco, later to be adopted by the Romans.

Dacians attacking the Roman lines. Falxmn are beggining to bring down their falxes on Roman shields. The Dacians wave an captured Roman cavalry standard (Draco).

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.

Trajan Column XVII 62 detail- Decebalus conducting the first battle from…

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