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Topic: history of rome

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[Roman soldiers bearing the trophies in triumph]

[Roman soldiers bearing the trophies in triumph]

Title from shelflist card. Bartsch, 13. Ex. coll.: Marochetti (Lugt, 392). Hubbard Collection.

The battle of Zama

The battle of Zama

Print showing Scipio Africanus on horseback with Roman soldiers engaging Hannibal, riding a war elephant, during the battle of Zama. Title devised by Library staff. Trimmed within plate. Lower right and left co... more

Head of Cupid

Head of Cupid

Print shows head and shoulders of Cupid with eyes closed.

[Allegorical scene during Second Punic war, showing Roman galleys in background; with old man and women in foreground]

[Allegorical scene during Second Punic war, showing Roman galleys in b...

Reference copy in LOT 4613. Illus. in: The Second Punick war between Hannibal, and the Romanes. London, 1661.

[Remains of a Roman sepulchre]

[Remains of a Roman sepulchre]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Le antichità romane / opera di Giambatista Piranesi. Roma : Nella stamperia di A. Rotilj, 1756. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western techno... more

[Surface and substrata layers of Roman road construction]

[Surface and substrata layers of Roman road construction]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Le antichità romane / opera di Giambatista Piranesi. Roma : Nella stamperia di A. Rotilj, 1756. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western techno... more

[Roman Colosseum]

[Roman Colosseum]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Le antichità romane / opera di Giambatista Piranesi. Roma : Nella stamperia di A. Rotilj, 1756. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western techno... more

[3 people working in a composing room, various pieces of loose type and a composing stick with letters inserted in it and three justified lines of type including both roman and italic letters]

[3 people working in a composing room, various pieces of loose type an...

Illus. in: Encyclopedie plate volumes, Recueil de planches, sur les sciences, les arts ..., "Imprimerie en caracteres," vol. 7, 1769, plate 1. Ref. copy may be in LCQJ, Winter 1982, p. 37. This record contains ... more

A view of the lines thrown up, on Boston Neck, by the Ministerial Army / B. Romans.

A view of the lines thrown up, on Boston Neck, by the Ministerial Army...

Print with legend shows and identifies several locations in the vicinity of Boston, including John Hancock's house, Beacon Hill, the British encampment on McHill, and a blockhouse. Title from item. Illus. on ma... more

The landing in England / W. Roberts.

The landing in England / W. Roberts.

Illustration showing Roman ships in harbor. Illus. in: History of Julius Caesar / Jacob Abbott. 1849, opp. p. 102. Reference copy in LOT 4613.

[Plans, sections, and elevations of classical Greek and Roman temples] / G. Heck, dirt. ; Henry Winkles sculp.

[Plans, sections, and elevations of classical Greek and Roman temples]...

Illus. in: Iconographic encyclopaedia of science, literature, and art / Johann G. Heck. New York : Published by Rudolph Garrigue, 1851, division 7, pl. 11. 20 drawings, includes scale.

[Greek and Roman sculpture, including Phidias' statue of Pallas in the Parthenon, several of Venus, Diana the Huntress, and others] / G. Heck, dirt. ; Henry Winkles, sculpt.

[Greek and Roman sculpture, including Phidias' statue of Pallas in the...

Illus. in: Iconographic encyclopaedia of science, literature, and art / by J.G. Heck. New York : Published by Rudolph Garrigue, 1851, plates, vol. II, division IX, plate 4. Detailed explanation of figures is in... more

[Details from the Circensian games, Ancient Rome: fig. 1 procession on horseback around the spina; fig. 2 racing on hrosebck; fig. 3 chariot races; fig. 4 groudn plan of the Circus Neronis]

[Details from the Circensian games, Ancient Rome: fig. 1 procession on...

Illus. in: Heck, Iconographic Encyclopedia, 1851, v. 1, plate 14. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Sports; It. Rome Hist.; Chariots; Roman games;Arch., Roman; Shelf.

[Roman scenes] / G. Heck, dirt. ; Henry Winkles, sculp.

[Roman scenes] / G. Heck, dirt. ; Henry Winkles, sculp.

Includes captives in the forum, gladiators fighting in theater and at a funeral, and the funeral of an emperor on a pyre. Illus. in: Iconographic encyclopaedia of science, literature, and art / Johann G. Heck. ... more

Roman pier. Assouan

Roman pier. Assouan

Remains of pier built by the Romans in the Aswan area on the Nile River. Title from item. No. 1834. On verso: Assouan. Roman Pier.

Columns of San Lorenzo. Part of Roman temple of Hercules

Columns of San Lorenzo. Part of Roman temple of Hercules

In album: Genoa, Pisa, Nice, Avignon, Parma, Milan, Verona, Vienna, p. 113, back. No. 220.

Verona. Roman amphitheatre, A.D. 81

Verona. Roman amphitheatre, A.D. 81

In album: Genoa, Pisa, Nice, Avignon, Parma, Milan, Verona, Vienna, p. 121. No. 235.

Avignon. Old Roman bridge. Pont Rompu

Avignon. Old Roman bridge. Pont Rompu

Bridge in background with shoreline and docked boats in foreground. In album: Genoa, Pisa, Nice, Avignon, Parma, Milan, Verona, Vienna, p. 106. No. 205.

Roman Catholic mission near Fort Colville, 1860

Roman Catholic mission near Fort Colville, 1860

Photograph shows a wooden building of a Roman Catholic mission near Fort Colville, Washington.

Pont Du Gard. Roman acqueduct[sic]. Supplying Nîmes

Pont Du Gard. Roman acqueduct[sic]. Supplying Nîmes

In album: Genoa, Pisa, Nice, Avignon, Parma, Milan, Verona, Vienna, p. 107, back. No. 208.

Roman Catholic Cathederal, Charleston, S.C.

Roman Catholic Cathederal, Charleston, S.C.

Photograph shows Roman Catholic Cathederal of St. John and St. Finbar next to Dr. Gadsden's house damaged during the bombardment of Charleston. No. 4423. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Kisherer? - the Roman Catholic mission on the left bank of the Kootenay [i.e., Kootenai] River, south of the boundary in Washington Territory, 1861

Kisherer? - the Roman Catholic mission on the left bank of the Kootena...

Photograph shows a log building at the Roman Catholic mission near the Kootenai River in Idaho. Title from item, supplemented by annotated inventory. In album: [British Northwest Boundary Commission and Related... more

Consecration of the Roman Catholic Cathedral at Philadelphia, Nov. 20 - Bishop Wood blessing the walls / from a sketch by our special artist, F.H. Schell.

Consecration of the Roman Catholic Cathedral at Philadelphia, Nov. 20 ...

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1864 Dec. 17, p. 193.

Ruins of the Roman Catholic Cathedral. Interior view

Ruins of the Roman Catholic Cathedral. Interior view

Stereograph showing ruins of the Cathedral of St. John and St. Finbar, Broad and Legare Streets, destroyed in the fire of December 1861.

Broad St., Charleston, S.C., looking East, with the ruins of the Roman Catholic Cathedral and St. Michael's church in the distance

Broad St., Charleston, S.C., looking East, with the ruins of the Roman...

Stereograph showing a view of Broad street alongside the ruins of the Cathedral of St. John and St. Finbar. A man sits on a low wall.

Interior of the Roman Catholic Cathedral, St. John and St. Finbar, Broad Street, Charleston, S.C., destroyed by the great fire of 1861

Interior of the Roman Catholic Cathedral, St. John and St. Finbar, Bro...

Stereograph showing ruins of the church on Broad and Legare Streets which was destroyed in the fire of December 1861. Part of series: The War for the Union. Photographic History. Title from item. Copyright by E... more

Panoramic view, the ruins of Charleston, S.C., Roman Catholic Cathedral in the distance

Panoramic view, the ruins of Charleston, S.C., Roman Catholic Cathedra...

Stereograph showing a young man seated on the ruins of exterior stairs. The ruins of several buildings, and the cathedral are in the distance. Part of series: The War for the Union. Photographic History. Title... more

Inscription du pont romain de Lydda Inscription on the Roman bridge at Lydda / / Bonfils.

Inscription du pont romain de Lydda Inscription on the Roman bridge at...

Section of bridge bearing Arabic inscription flanked by feline figures in bas-relief. Title from item. No. 831

Holy Roman Catholic faith

Holy Roman Catholic faith

Print showing biblical scenes related to the Roman Catholic faith, includes text of prayers, such as The Lord's Prayer, The Apostles' Creed, The Confiteor, as well as The Ten Commandments of God, Virtues, Myste... more

The rock of the ever standing" Roman Catholic Church"

The rock of the ever standing" Roman Catholic Church"

Print shows as central image the Basilica of Saint Peter with knights of the crusades on the right and the pope and bishops on the left. Surrounding this scene are vignettes showing biblical events, with saints... more

[Greek or Roman warrior brandishing spear]

[Greek or Roman warrior brandishing spear]

Title devised by cataloger. Gift; Mrs. Peter Grant; 1940; (DLC/PP-1940:008). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published as border for: "The Kinetoscope of Time."

Roman Catholic Church, 5th Ave. 50th and 51st, New York City

Roman Catholic Church, 5th Ave. 50th and 51st, New York City

Photoprint copyrighted by Charles Pollock, Boston. This record contains unverified data from caption card.

History repeats itself / J. Keppler.

History repeats itself / J. Keppler.

Illustration shows Julius Caesar or a Roman centurion, in the background, tumbling off a pillar of stones labeled "Rome, Etruria, Britain, Asia, [and] Africa", and in the middle distance, on a bit of land label... more

The Pope's Dream - A Roman Catholic America

The Pope's Dream - A Roman Catholic America

Pope Leo XIII dreaming of priests as President and major office-holders in U.S. government. Color lithograph by Joseph Keppler. Illus. in: Puck, 1889 July 24. No file print. This record contains unverified, old... more

[Roman bridge over the Gard, constructed by Agrippa, Nîmes, France]

[Roman bridge over the Gard, constructed by Agrippa, Nîmes, France]

Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., Catalogue J foreign section, Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Publishing Company, 1905. Print no. "6802". Forms part of: Views of architecture, monuments, and other sites in Franc... more

[Roman Baths and Abbey, II, Bath, England]

[Roman Baths and Abbey, II, Bath, England]

Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., Catalogue J foreign section, Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Publishing Company, 1905. Print no. "10915". More information about the Photochrom Print Collection is available at h... more

Arles. Roman arch

Arles. Roman arch

Roman arch in Arles, France. In album: Genoa, Pisa, Nice, Avignon, Parma, Milan, Verona, Vienna, p. 105. No. 203.

"Brown, J., an' Harlan, J., is discussin' th' condition in th' Roman Impire befure th' fire ..." / F. Opper.

"Brown, J., an' Harlan, J., is discussin' th' condition in th' Roman I...

Cartoon depicting Supreme Court justices. Title transcribed from item. Unprocessed in PR 13 CN 1974:068.

[Celerina, Old Roman Church of St. Gian, Aargau, Switzerland]

[Celerina, Old Roman Church of St. Gian, Aargau, Switzerland]

Image shows the Old Roman Church of St. Gian Celerina, Graubünden Canton, Switzerland. Title devised by Library staff. (Source: researcher, M. Tampier, 2015) Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., Catalogue J f... more

[The roman arch and the church, Aix, France]

[The roman arch and the church, Aix, France]

Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., Catalogue J foreign section, Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Publishing Company, 1905. Print no. "17319". Forms part of: Views of architecture, monuments, and other sites in Fran... more

[Roman theatre, interior, Orange, Provence, France]

[Roman theatre, interior, Orange, Provence, France]

Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., Catalogue J foreign section, Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Publishing Company, 1905. Print no. "9487". Forms part of: Views of architecture, monuments, and other sites in Franc... more

[Roman bridge II, Bettws-y-Coed (i.e. Betws), Wales]

[Roman bridge II, Bettws-y-Coed (i.e. Betws), Wales]

Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., catalogue J foreign section. Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Photographic Company, 1905. Print no. "10571". More information about the Photochrom Print Collection is available at... more

[Roman Baths and Abbey, III, Bath, England]

[Roman Baths and Abbey, III, Bath, England]

Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., Catalogue J foreign section, Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Publishing Company, 1905. Print no. "10916". More information about the Photochrom Print Collection is available at h... more

[Roman Baths and Abbey, Circular Bath, Bath, England]

[Roman Baths and Abbey, Circular Bath, Bath, England]

Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., Catalogue J foreign section, Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Publishing Company, 1905. Print no. "10918". More information about the Photochrom Print Collection is available at h... more

[Roman theatre, Orange, Provence, France]

[Roman theatre, Orange, Provence, France]

Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., Catalogue J foreign section, Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Publishing Company, 1905. Print no. "6717". Forms part of: Views of architecture, monuments, and other sites in Franc... more

Old Roman acqueduct [sic] at Constantine

Old Roman acqueduct [sic] at Constantine

Gift; William P. Meeker; 1971. Forms part of: Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942. World's Transportation Commission photograph collection (Library of Congress).

Head of Minerva

Head of Minerva

Painting was a preparatory study for the mosaic Minerva, which is in the Library of Congress, Jefferson Building, Washington, D.C. Title devised by Library staff. Purchase; Christie's New York; 2006; (DLC/PP-2006:001).

[Roman presenting gift to woman in modern dress watched by crowd of people dressed in costumes from other ages]

[Roman presenting gift to woman in modern dress watched by crowd of pe...

"CCDCN Rome Italy" on cornerstone held by man. Title devised by cataloger. No accession number. Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: Collier's weekly.