Images from Roman History
Story of Rome by Mary Macgregor
| Verginius left his beautiful young daughter Verginia in the care of her nurse.
||"A she-wolf, coming to the edge of the river to drink, heard their cries. "
||"When she saw Horatius wearing on his shoulders the cloak of her betrothed, she broke into bitter sobs."|
|She carried in her arms nine books.
||" O my mother, thou hast saved Rome, but thou hast lost thy son. "
||"Seated in chairs of ivory, sat a number of strange, venerable old men. "|
|The youth laid the arms he had taken from his foe at his father's feet.
||The armour of Pyrrhus was richer and more beautiful than that of his soldiers.
||"I carry here peace and war, choose men of Carthage, which ye will. "|
|"We are beaten, O Romans, in a great battle, our army is destroyed. "
||A messenger was seen spurring his horse toward the city.
||His progress was as that of a king. |
| The city was given to the flames.
||"Here it would be possible, he thought, to hold the enemy at bay. "
||Jugurtha came to the tent of his father-in-law unarmed. |
| Gaius Marius sitting in exile among the ruins of Carthage.
||Lists of those who were doomed were hung up in the Forum.
|| The following morning Cicero made another speech against Catiline. |
|"Looking down upon the stream, he stood awhile deep in thought. "
||" Here, sheltered by steep cliffs, he sat down to rest. "
Plutarch's Lives by W. H. Weston
Helmet and Spear by Alfred J. Church
Stories From Livy by Alfred J. Church
Stories from Roman History by Lena Dalkeith
Story of the Romans by Helene A. Guerber
Famous Men of Rome by John H. Haaren
|Map of the Roman Empire
||Maps of Ancient Italy and Rome
||"School of the Vestel Virgins, Le Roux "|
|"Romulus and Remus, Rubens "
||"The seizure of the Sabine women, Rinaldo "
||"The Sabine women stopping the fight, David "|
|"The Horatii going forth to battle, David "
||"Tullia driving over her father's body, Zick "
||"The death of Lucretia, Pinta "|
|"Brutus condemning his sons to death, Lethiere "
||Pleading with Coriolanus
||Passing under the Yoke|
|"The Roman and the Gaul, Maccari "
||"The geese of the Capitol, Motte "
||Woe to the Conquered|
|Roman Ships in Battle
||The Appian Way
||Elephants of Pyrrhus|
|"Appius Claudius in the Senate, Maccari "
||"Regulus departing for Carthage, Maccari "|
|Hannibal Crossing the Alps
||Patriotism of the Women of Carthage|
|The defense of Numantia.
||Cornelia and her jewels
|A Roman Army passing under the Yoke
||"A vintage festival in ancient Rome, Tadema "
||Marius in the ruins of Carthage |
||A Roman triumph
||A Roman seaport |
|"The gladiator condemned, Gerome "
||Slave market in Rome: The inscription on the picture is mango Latin for slave-dealer.
||Julius Caesar |
|Vercingetorix before Caesar
||Caesar crossing the Rubicon
||"The death of Caesar, Gerome "|
|Antony delivering the Funeral Oration
||The Forum: As it was in ancient times. It is now in ruins |
|"Cicero denouncing Catiline, Maccari "
||" In the time of Augustus, Hildensperger "
||Praetorian guards |
|"Virgil reading at the house of Maecenas, Jalabert "
||"The Appian way in the time of the Empire, Boulanger "|
|"Women's court, Roman House"
||"Death of Nero, Kaempfer "
||Arch of Titus|
|"The colosseum as it looks to-day, From a photograph "
||A Roman bath
||"A Chariot Race, Gerome "
||"Hadrian's Mole, now Castle of St. Angelo "|
|"A triumph of Marcus Aurelius, Tiepolo "
||Marcus Aurelius receiving the homage of the Parthians
||"A bull-fight in the Roman circus, Wagner "|
|"Battle between Constantine and Maxentius, Romano "
||The Arch of Constantine
||"Ambrose rebukes Theodosius, Fugel "|
|Romulus Augustus giving up the Crown
Greatest Nations: Rome by Charles F. Horne
Soldiers and Sailors by Charles F. Horne
Statesmen and Sages by Charles F. Horne
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