Leaf 95 - Naumachia Domitiani
Andrea Fei, Roma, 1625
Rome (Italy) -- Antiquities.
Rome (Italy) -- Buildings, structures, etc.
Architecture, Roman -- Italy -- Rome.
Naval battles -- Italy -- Rome.
Domitian, Emperor of Rome, 51-96.
The Naumachia of Domitian. A Naumachia refers to a representation of a naval battle among the Romans, and also to the places where such exhibitions took place.
The verso of this leaf contains text in three languages with page title in Italian: Naumachia di Domitiano.
Domitian (Titus Flavius Caesar Domitianus Augustus) was Roman emperor from 81 AD to 96 AD. He was the third and last emperor of the Flavian dynasty. He organized a naumachia inside the Colosseum around 85 AD, and a second one in the year 89 AD in a new basin dug beyond the Tiber.
Leaf 95 Recto and Verso.
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Page 28.5 x 21 cm.
Image 23.5 x 17.75 cm.
Engraving on paper