Trajan's 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.  (isn't it gorgeous?  I could live in Rome)

Trajan's 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. (isn't it gorgeous? I could live in Rome)

Building Trajan’s column | National Geographic | Portfolio of the Week - Fernando Baptista - Visualoop

Portfolio of the Week - Fernando Baptista

Building Trajan’s column | National Geographic | Portfolio of the Week - Fernando Baptista - Visualoop

Trajan’s column, marble. Rome, Italy. 113 A.D. Commemorating Roman emperor Trajan’s victory in the Dacian Wars, completed in 113 AD.

Trajan’s column, marble. Rome, Italy. 113 A.D. Commemorating Roman emperor Trajan’s victory in the Dacian Wars, completed in 113 AD.

Column of Trajan. Similar in construct to the Column of Marcus Aurelius. Today there is a statue of St. Peter on top. Dedicated AD 113. 125 ft. tall, including the base. This is the only column in which an emperor was probably buried.

Column of Trajan. Similar in construct to the Column of Marcus Aurelius. Today there is a statue of St. Peter on top. Dedicated AD 113. 125 ft. tall, including the base. This is the only column in which an emperor was probably buried.

Trajan's Column. The scenes depict mostly the Roman army in military activities such as setting out to battle and engaging the Dacians

Trajan's Column. The scenes depict mostly the Roman army in military activities such as setting out to battle and engaging the Dacians

Column of Marcus Aurelius in Rome, in Piazza Colonna. Modeled on Trajan's Column, it depicts the story of Marcus Aurelius’ Danubian wars. http://thehistoryofrome.typepad.com/the_history_of_rome/page/2/

Column of Marcus Aurelius in Rome, in Piazza Colonna. Modeled on Trajan's Column, it depicts the story of Marcus Aurelius’ Danubian wars. http://thehistoryofrome.typepad.com/the_history_of_rome/page/2/

TRAJAN'S COLUMN - The victory of the Roman emperor Trajan over the Dacians in back-to-back wars. By Fernando Baptista, Daniela Santamarina and Emily Eng. Published on April 2015.

TRAJAN'S COLUMN - The victory of the Roman emperor Trajan over the Dacians in back-to-back wars. By Fernando Baptista, Daniela Santamarina and Emily Eng. Published on April 2015.

Trajans Column,erected by the  emperor following his victory in Rome,wich  tells the story  of the conquest and campaign against the Dacians from  beginning to end.

Trajans Column,erected by the emperor following his victory in Rome,wich tells the story of the conquest and campaign against the Dacians from beginning to end.

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Trajan's Column

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