Trajan's Column commemorates the eponymous emperor's victory in the two Dacian wars (102-3; 105-6). The column, which was completed in 113, is almost all that is left standing of Trajan's Forum, the last of the great imperial fora to be built in ancient Rome.
My name is David Lown and I am an art historian from Cambridge, England. Since 2001 I have lived in Italy, where I run private and
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