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Trajan's Column

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 (Italian: Colonna Traiana) is a Roman triumphal column in Rome, Italy, that commemorates Roman emperor Trajan's victory in the Dacian Wars. It was probably constructed under the supervision of the architect Apollodorus of Damascus at the order of the Roman Senate.

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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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Detail from Trajan's Column in Rome (101-106 CE)

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from Visualoop

Portfolio of the Week - Fernando Baptista

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

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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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The Column of Marcus Aurelius, AD 180-192, Rome.

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more-roman-art: Detail of the Column of Trajan Trajan’s Column was the first type of monument to be created in this style.

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Colonna Traiana (Trajan's Column), Rome, Italy

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