A Roman Corinthian Column.

Corinthian Column

A Roman Corinthian Column.

Corinthian Order, common amonth the Romans.

Corinthian Order

Corinthian Order, common amonth the Romans.

Cornu is a latin word for a horn.

Cornu

Cornu is a latin word for a horn.

The Roman Cup is an artificial foliage design that has serrated edges, made to look like natural desgins.

Roman Cup

The Roman Cup is an artificial foliage design that has serrated edges, made to look like natural desgins.

A Roman siege, led by Trajan, of a Dacian stronghold, a stone wall of protection.

Dacian Stronghold

A Roman siege, led by Trajan, of a Dacian stronghold, a stone wall of protection.

"The deacon's robe, in the Roman Catholic Church. the most ancient form of the dalmatic is exhibited in the annexed wood-cut, after an early Christian painting on the walls of catacombs at Rmb. It was originally of linen, but it is now generally made of the same heavy silk as the Planeta, worn by the priest." — Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875

Dalmatic

"The deacon's robe, in the Roman Catholic Church. the most ancient form of the dalmatic is exhibited…

The Roman decorated shaft is a marble design of naturalistic plant-forms.

Roman Decorated Shaft

The Roman decorated shaft is a marble design of naturalistic plant-forms.

The mask decoration was founded in Pompeii, Rome. These masks were used as keystone decorations of doors and window arches.

Mask Decoration

The mask decoration was founded in Pompeii, Rome. These masks were used as keystone decorations of doors…

The mask decoration was found in Pompeii, Rome. These masks were used as keystone decorations of doors and window arches.

SideMask Decoration

The mask decoration was found in Pompeii, Rome. These masks were used as keystone decorations of doors…

"Denarius of the earliest kind: Having on the obverse a personification of Rome as a warrior with helmet; and on the reverse, a chariot drawn by four horses." — Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875

Denarius

"Denarius of the earliest kind: Having on the obverse a personification of Rome as a warrior with helmet;…

Silver coin from the Roman empire.

Denarius of Tiberius Caeser

Silver coin from the Roman empire.

Roman goddess of nature, fertility and childbirth

Diana

Roman goddess of nature, fertility and childbirth

"Diana of Ephesus." —Bulfinch, 1897

Diana of Ephesus

"Diana of Ephesus." —Bulfinch, 1897

Emperor of the Roman Empire from 284 to 286 AD, and again from 286 to 305.

Diocletian

Emperor of the Roman Empire from 284 to 286 AD, and again from 286 to 305.

The Leaf Displayed is often used as a design on Roman reliefs, however, it is more richly developed on Florentine Pilasters.

Leaf Displayed

The Leaf Displayed is often used as a design on Roman reliefs, however, it is more richly developed…

The Coin of the King of the Suessiones, Diviciacus, with bust on front and prancing horse on back. Front.

Coin of Diviciacus

The Coin of the King of the Suessiones, Diviciacus, with bust on front and prancing horse on back. Front.

The Coin of the King of the Suessiones, Diviciacus, with bust on front and prancing horse on back. Back.

Coin of Diviciacus

The Coin of the King of the Suessiones, Diviciacus, with bust on front and prancing horse on back. Back.

Roman emperor.

Domitian

Roman emperor.

"The Eagle is an emblem in heraldry, war, and legend. The eagle, borne upon a spear, was used by the Persians as a standard in the battle of Cunaxa, B. C. 401. The Romans used eagles of silver, or more rarely of gold, carried in the same way as standards. The Napoleon dynasty of France also adopted the eagle as their symbol. A double-headed eagle is the emblem of Russia, Austria, and Prussia."—(Charles Leonard-Stuart, 1911)

French Eagle

"The Eagle is an emblem in heraldry, war, and legend. The eagle, borne upon a spear, was used by the…

"The Eagle is an emblem in heraldry, war, and legend. The eagle, borne upon a spear, was used by the Persians as a standard in the battle of Cunaxa, B. C. 401. The Romans used eagles of silver, or more rarely of gold, carried in the same way as standards. The Napoleon dynasty of France also adopted the eagle as their symbol. A double-headed eagle is the emblem of Russia, Austria, and Prussia."—(Charles Leonard-Stuart, 1911)

German Eagle

"The Eagle is an emblem in heraldry, war, and legend. The eagle, borne upon a spear, was used by the…

The Roman Eagle is shown on a pedestal of Trajan's column in Rome.

Roman Eagle

The Roman Eagle is shown on a pedestal of Trajan's column in Rome.

The Roman Eagle is found at the Vatican in Rome.

Roman Eagle

The Roman Eagle is found at the Vatican in Rome.

The Roman Eagle is in an oak garland a bas-relief. Originally located in Trajan's Forum, now is in SS. Apostoli, Rome.

Roman Eagle

The Roman Eagle is in an oak garland a bas-relief. Originally located in Trajan's Forum, now is in SS.…

This Young Eagle design is shown on a scutella or dish during the Roman times.

Young Eagle

This Young Eagle design is shown on a scutella or dish during the Roman times.

"A bar of copper marked with the figure of a bull. Dates from the fourth century B.C."—Webster, 1913

Early Roman Bar Money

"A bar of copper marked with the figure of a bull. Dates from the fourth century B.C."—Webster,…

The Roman earring is light in weight, usually made out of precious metals, in sheet or wire filigree.

Roman Earring

The Roman earring is light in weight, usually made out of precious metals, in sheet or wire filigree.

"Eirene (Peace)." —Bulfinch, 1897

Eirene

"Eirene (Peace)." —Bulfinch, 1897

A ornate Roman engraving.

Roman engraving

A ornate Roman engraving.

Coin of the Fabian family showing bust on front and torch on back. Front.

Coin of Fabian Family

Coin of the Fabian family showing bust on front and torch on back. Front.

Coin of the Fabian family showing bust on front and torch on back. Back.

Coin of Fabian Family

Coin of the Fabian family showing bust on front and torch on back. Back.

The three fates of Greek Mythology were three sisters who spun the thread of life named Clotho, Lachesis, and Atropos. "Clotho spun the thread of life; Lachesis decided its fate, and Atropos with her great shears cut the thread." -Foster, 1921

Fates

The three fates of Greek Mythology were three sisters who spun the thread of life named Clotho, Lachesis,…

"Sylvanus and Faunus were Latin divinities, whose characteristics are so nearly the same as Pan that we may safely consider them as the same personage under different names." —Bulfinch, 1897

Faunus

"Sylvanus and Faunus were Latin divinities, whose characteristics are so nearly the same as Pan that…

The Roman Mortuary Tablet Festoon is found in the Vatican.

Roman Mortuary Tablet Festoon

The Roman Mortuary Tablet Festoon is found in the Vatican.

The foliated shaft support comes from a mural painting found in Pompeii.

Foliated Shaft Support

The foliated shaft support comes from a mural painting found in Pompeii.

The foliated shaft support comes from a mural painting found in Pompeii.

Foliated Shaft Support

The foliated shaft support comes from a mural painting found in Pompeii.

The part of shaft foliated is a Roman state-candelabrum that is made out of marble. It is found at the Vatican museum in Rome, Italy.

Part of Shaft Foliated

The part of shaft foliated is a Roman state-candelabrum that is made out of marble. It is found at the…

A Roman foot soldier.

Roman foot soldier

A Roman foot soldier.

"From the Villa Medici." — Young, 1901

Fountain and people

"From the Villa Medici." — Young, 1901

"The Fountain Trevi." — Young, 1901

Trevi Fountain

"The Fountain Trevi." — Young, 1901

These Laurel Design Fragment is a design found on a Roman marble relief.

Laurel design Fragment

These Laurel Design Fragment is a design found on a Roman marble relief.

The parallel fret band is a pattern that is parallel in perspective that was found in a Roman mosaic pavement.

Parallel Fret Band

The parallel fret band is a pattern that is parallel in perspective that was found in a Roman mosaic…

The Dolphin Frieze was found in St. Maria dell Anima, Rome from 1500 to 1514.

Dolphin Frieze

The Dolphin Frieze was found in St. Maria dell Anima, Rome from 1500 to 1514.

The Dolphin Frieze is a part of a larger frieze found in Rome at the Arco della chiesa nuovo (the arc of the new church) during the Italian Renaissance.

Dolphin Frieze

The Dolphin Frieze is a part of a larger frieze found in Rome at the Arco della chiesa nuovo (the arc…

"A Frieze, in architecture, is that portion of the entablature which is between the architrave and the cornice. It was generally adorned with triglyphs in the Doric order. The term frieze was also applied to a broad band of sculpture, in low relief, that was frequently placed round the cella of a Grecian temple, immediately under the ceiling of the portico, and completely surrounding the exterior."—(Charles Leonard-Stuart, 1911)

Roman-Doric Frieze

"A Frieze, in architecture, is that portion of the entablature which is between the architrave and the…

"A Frieze, in architecture, is that portion of the entablature which is between the architrave and the cornice. It was generally adorned with triglyphs in the Doric order. The term frieze was also applied to a broad band of sculpture, in low relief, that was frequently placed round the cella of a Grecian temple, immediately under the ceiling of the portico, and completely surrounding the exterior."—(Charles Leonard-Stuart, 1911)

Roman-Doric Frieze

"A Frieze, in architecture, is that portion of the entablature which is between the architrave and the…

"Elated by the victory, the Romans now determined to drive Carthage out of the island altogether. This, however, could not be accomplished without a fleet. Such ships as Rome possessed were old and out of date, and a wrecked Carthaginian galley was taken as a model for the new fleet." — The Delphian Society, 1913

Roman galley

"Elated by the victory, the Romans now determined to drive Carthage out of the island altogether. This,…

Coin of the Gauls picturing human figure on front and figure of animal on back.

Gallic Coin

Coin of the Gauls picturing human figure on front and figure of animal on back.

Coin of the Gauls picturing deer on front and animal on back.

Gallic Coin

Coin of the Gauls picturing deer on front and animal on back.

Coin of the Gauls.

Gallic Coin

Coin of the Gauls.

Coin of the Gauls.

Gallic Coin

Coin of the Gauls.

A Gallic Coin. Front.

Gallic Coin

A Gallic Coin. Front.

A Gallic Coin. Back.

Gallic Coin

A Gallic Coin. Back.

A Gallic coin with a human figure on the front. Front.

Gallic Coin

A Gallic coin with a human figure on the front. Front.

A Gallic coin with a human figure on the front. Back.

Gallic Coin

A Gallic coin with a human figure on the front. Back.

A Gallic coin. Front.

Gallic Coin

A Gallic coin. Front.

A Gallic coin. Back.

Gallic Coin

A Gallic coin. Back.

A Gallic coin.

Gallic Coin

A Gallic coin.

A Gallic coin.

Gallic Coin

A Gallic coin.

Iron belt-chain used in the Gallic War.

Gallic Iron Belt-chain

Iron belt-chain used in the Gallic War.

Iron Holder used in the Gallic War.

Gallic Iron Holder

Iron Holder used in the Gallic War.