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Martyre de Marie.

Image ID: 1624854

Martyre de Marie. (1836)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Martyre de Marie.


: Couché -- Engraver
Martinet, Aaron, 1762-1841 -- Artist

Published Date

: 1836

Depicted Date

: ca. 89


: Engravings

Specific Material Type

: prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 13.5 x 19.8 cm.


: Foxing on image. Note 2.) Marie, a druid who claimed to be a god, organized a band of insurgents to secure the liberation of Gaul. He was arrested and condemned to death in the amphitheater of Autun (Augustodunum). However, the lion refused to touch him, and he was instead killed by soldiers.

Original Source

: From Histoire générale de France depuis les temps les plus reculés jusqu'à nos jours, illustrée et expliquée par les Monumens de toutes les Epoques. (Paris H.L. Delloye 1836) Hugo, A. (Abel) (1798-1855), Author.


: Wonders: Images of the Ancient World / Rome (Ancient)

Source Description

: 1 folder (23 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Digital ID

: 1624854

Record ID

: 1763223

Digital Item Published

: 8-20-2008; updated 3-25-2011

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