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Building Trajan’s column

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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)

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

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

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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.

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from National Geographic

Trajan's Column - Reading an Ancient Comic Strip

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.

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1930 Roma / Rome Italy Travel Poster Rome travel poster (Vittorio Emmanuel monument in the background behind Trajan's Column).

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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/

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