Iconografia: Daci e barbari

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Statues on Temple of Domitian, Ephesus, Lydia modern Turkey

The Temple of Domitian is dedicated to the eponymous Roman Emperor who reigned from It stands in Domitian Square, in the ancient ruined city of Ephesus (near Selçuk in modern day Turkey).

Closeup of Heroic Head of a Barbarian (probably a Gaul) 2nd century CE Roman copy of 250-180 BCE Greek original reportedly from Trajan's Forum. Picture by Mary Harrsch.

The ancient Romans were certainly of mixed racial backgrounds. But someone wrote: "Closeup of Heroic Head of a Barbarian (probably a Gaul) century CE Roman copy of BCE Greek original reportedly from Trajan's Forum." Picture by Mary Harrsch.

Kneeling barbarian (close-up).  Pavonazzetto marble, nero antico. 98—117 A.D. Inv. No. 6117. Naples, National Archaeological Museum. Origin:	from Palatine Hill. Bufalo collection, then Farnese Collection. Since 1870 in Naples, National Archaeological Museum.

Roman Pavonazzetto Marble and Nero Antico Marble Statue of a Kneeling Barbarian, C.

This Roman statue is supposed to represent “Thusnelda”, the wife of Arminius, the commander-in-chief of the Cheruscan army and the victor against Quintilius Varus’ legions at Teutoburg Forest. Early II Century CE, with heavy modern restorations. Florence, “Loggia dei Lanzi

A barbarian woman prisoner, so-called Thusnelda. Early II century C., with heavy modern restorations. Florence, Loggia of Lanzi.

Captured Dacian woman with a carnyx and other weapons, from Rome.

Captured Dacian woman with a carnyx and other weapons, from Rome

The statue is of a Kneeling Persian, made of pavonazzetto (known as breccia from Phrygia [Turkey]), his face and hands in nero antico (black and white marble),wearing a Phrygian cap. It celebrates the campaigns of Trajan from 113 A.D. which led to the annexing of Armenia and of nth Mesopotamia culminated in the conquest of Ctesiphon, capital of Parthia in 116 AD.  The statue may have been part of a single monument built on the Palatine Hill to celebrate the victories over the Parthians in 20…

The statue is of a Kneeling Persian, made of pavonazzetto (known as breccia from…

Dacian Prisoner, Boboli Garden The statues near the entrance of Dacian prisoners are 2nd c. AD sculptures which were originally in the Forum of Trajan in Rome.

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Dacian Prisoner, Boboli Garden The statues near the entrance of Dacian prisoners are c. AD sculptures which were originally in the Forum of Trajan in Rome.

Bronze Statuette of a Barbarian (specifically a Phrygian, although to Romans anyone who was not a citizen was by definition a barbarian) , Roman 1-100 CE.

Bronze Statuette of a Barbarian (specifically a Phrygian, although to Romans anyone who was not a citizen was by definition a barbarian) , Roman CE.

Dace in pavonazzetto dal Foro di Traiano sull'arco di Costantino

Dace in pavonazzetto dal Foro di Traiano sull'arco di Costantino

arc de triomphe d'Orange | Flickr – Condivisione di foto!

arc de triomphe d'Orange | Flickr – Condivisione di foto!

Barbarian in pavonazzetto marble | Flickr – Condivisione di foto!

Barbarian in pavonazzetto marble | Flickr – Condivisione di foto!

Statues at the Louvre Museum (Daci in porfido collezione Borghese)

A description of Casino di Villa Borghese and its gardens in an etching by Giuseppe Vasi and as they are today

File:Barbarian prisoner MAN Napoli Inv6122.jpg

File:Barbarian prisoner MAN Napoli Inv6122.jpg

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