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Siege d'une ville par les Romains sous Jules César.  [Siege of a city by the Romans under Julius Caesar.]

Image ID: 1624237

Siege d'une ville par les Romains sous Jules César. [Siege of a city by the Romans under Julius Caesar.] (1882-1884)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Siege d'une ville par les Romains sous Jules César. [Siege of a city by the Romans under Julius Caesar.]

Published Date

: 1882-1884

Specific Material Type

: prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 16 x 22.5 cm.

Notes

: This is a Victorian-era reconstruction of gigantic missile-throwers (ballistae) used to shoot darts or stones into a besieged city. These examples are truly immense, most ancient artillery pieces being considerably smaller. Note the siege towers in the background.

Original Source

: From La France et les Français à travers les siècles. (Paris : Roy, 1882-1884) Challamel, Augustin (1818-1894), Author.

Source

: Wonders: Images of the Ancient World / Warfare -- Ancient

Source Description

: 1 folder (24 pictures); 1 oversize folder (3 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC-WON WARF-Anc

Digital ID

: 1624237

Record ID

: 1762693

Digital Item Published

: 9-15-2008; updated 3-25-2011

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