Columna de Trajano - Wikipedia, la enciclopedia libre

~Trajan's marble column, is a Roman triumphal column that commemorates Roman emperor Trajan's victory in the Dacian Wars. It is considered to be the masterpiece of Roman sculptural art. It was dedicated to Trajan by Hadrian & completed in 113 AD

Silver rhyton, Porona, Romania, 4th Cemtury BC ~Repinned via Jane Kurtz

Gilded Silver rhyton from Poroina, Romania. End of the century BCE. Shaped like a bull head, with missing insets for eyes, ears, and horns. Decorated with figures holding rhytons.

Modern reconstruction of a Dacian draco

The red Welsh dragon is the most ancient surviving national emblem of any of the…

Romania Decebal dacian king famous statue romanian people ancestors Dacia history

Dacians ancient european people of Romania history. Wallpaper and background photos of Decebal dacian king famous statue romanian people ancestors Dacia history for fans of Romania images.

silver rhyton Poroina Romania 500-300 BC riton argint getic mitologie geto-dacica si traca

silver rhyton 500-300 BC romania getae dacian and thracians motifs argint geto-dacilor

silver rhyton BC romania getae dacian and thracians motifs argint geto-dacilor

Dacian King Decebalus. • When Trajan came to power, he invaded Dacia to weaken its threat to Roman border territory. Decebalus was defeated. He remained in power as a client king, but continued to assert his independence, leading to a final and overwhelming Roman invasion in 105. Trajan reduced the Dacian capital Sarmizegetusa in 106, absorbing Dacia into the Empire. Decebalus committed suicide to avoid capture.

Dacian Symbols for Meditation / Spiritual History Lesson

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…

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.

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.

Gold vessel from the Treasure of Sânnicolau Mare (Romania), an important hoard of early medieval gold vessels (from 6th to 10th c. CE) on display at the Kunsthistorisches Museum of Vienna.   The vase is decorated with a scene related to the complex mythology of semi-nomadic peoples of Central Asia, including Hungarians, Huns, Scythians, Khazars, Avars and Slavs. However, stylistically, Central Asian, Sassanid and Byzantine influences are predominant.

Gold vessel from the Treasure of Sânnicolau Mare (Romania), an important hoard of early medieval gold vessels from the centuries AD

Burebista. Territories located north of the Danube were inhabited by Dacians, who are considered to have belonged to the Getae tribes, mentioned by Herodotus, that were a branch of Thracian people. The Dacian kingdom reached its peak between 82 and 44 BC during the reign of Burebista.

Burebista. Territories located north of the Danube were inhabited by Dacians, who are considered to have belonged to the Getae tribes, mentioned by Herodotus, that were a branch of Thracian people. The Dacian kingdom reached its peak between 82 and 44 BC during the reign of Burebista.

statuile dacilor dac dacian

statuile dacilor dac dacian

Roman statues of ancient Dacians (geto-dacii) – Faces from the past

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