Roman bust of Alexander the Great, excavated from the ruins of Herculaneum, Blenheim Palace Oxfordshire, UK
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Un mister istoric: DACII
Muzeele Romei sunt pline de statui nestiute de daci. Infatisarea lor reprezinta, insa, un mister. Invinsii au figuri de invingatori si decoreaza cele mai importante monumente romane. Admirati de ze…
(2:1) A Genuine Dacian
Lifesize statue. Hosted in the National Military Museum, București. _____________ © October 2009 | The creator of any original work owns the copyright of that work, which is the exclusive right to authorize copying and communication of their work.
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Bust of Roman emperor Maximian who ruled as Augustus from 286-305. He was the less-famous ruler of the western half of the empire during the time that Diocletian ruled the east. Diocletian had proposed splitting the empire in order have it ruled by a tetrarchy four men two senior Augusti and two junior Caesars. This system ended a period of chaos called the Third Century Crisis but it is telling that Diocletian left the western empire to his junior partner Maximian already sensing that…