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Basiliscus, being delivered into the hands of the emperor, is thrown into a cistern, with his wife and children, and there doomed to starvation.

Image ID: 1621513

Basiliscus, being delivered into the hands of the emperor, is thrown into a cistern, with his wife and children, and the... (1860)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Basiliscus, being delivered into the hands of the emperor, is thrown into a cistern, with his wife and children, and there doomed to starvation.

Creator

: Geiger, Peter Johann Nepomuk, 1805-1880 -- Artist

Published Date

: 1860

Depicted Date

: 477

Specific Material Type

: photomechanical_prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 25.5 x 17 cm.

Notes

: Title from caption below image. Printed on border: "Entered according to the Act of Congress in the year 1868 by Jos. de Bülow, in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern State of New York." "Reign of the Byzantine emperor Zeno"

Original Source

: From Memorabilien aus der Europäischen Geschichte. (New York : L. Hauser, printer, c1860) Geiger, Peter Johann Nepomuk (1805-1880), Illustrator. Bülow, Joseph von , Author.

Source

: Wonders: Images of the Ancient World / Byzantine Empire

Source Description

: 1 folder (7 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Digital ID

: 1621513

Record ID

: 1761755

Digital Item Published

: 9-18-2008; updated 3-25-2011

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