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  Trajan Gallery | contemporary international and American art.
Established in 1999, Trajan Gallery extends a dynamic presentation of contemporary international and American art to the Carmel gallery scene.
Featuring an impressive scope of stylistic categories, Trajan's stable of artists reflects a rich aesthetic diversity, inclusive of traditional landscape painting, Neo-Fauvism, bronze sculpting and the vanguard of modern graphic processes.
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Trajan was one of the ablest of the Roman emperors; he was stately and majestic in appearance, had a powerful will, and showed admirable consideration and a chivalrous kindliness.
In the middle of the great open space was the colossal equestrian statute of Trajan; the free area itself was surrounded by rows of columns and niches surmounted by high arches.
At the end of the structure was the Bibliotheca Ulpia, in the court of which stood the celebrated Trajan's Column with its reliefs representing scenes in the Dacian wars.
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  Trajan - LoveToKnow 1911
TRAJAN [MARCUS ULPIUS TRAJANUS] (A. 53-117), Roman emperor, was born at Italica, in Spain, on the 18th of September 52 (or 53).
Pliny rightly praises Trajan as the lawgiver and the founder of discipline, and Vegetius classes Augustus, Trajan and Hadrian together as restorers of the morale of the army.
Trajan, who had no children, had continually delayed to settle the succession to the throne, though Pliny in the "Panegyric" had pointedly drawn his attention to the matter, and it must have caused the senate much anxiety.
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  Trajan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Trajan was the son of Marcus Ulpius Traianus, a prominent senator and general from the famous gens Ulpia.
Trajan was nominated as Consul and brought Apollodorus of Damascus with him to Rome around 91.
Trajan saw it as simply a temporary setback, but he was destined never to command an army in the field again.
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 Trajan's Column - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Trajan's Column is a monument in Rome raised by Apollodorus of Damascus at the order of the Senate.
The relief portrays Trajan's two victorious military campaigns against the Dacians; the lower half illustrating the first (101-102), and the top half illustrating the second (105-106).
After Trajan's death in 117, the Roman Senate voted to have Trajan's ashes buried in the Column's base in a golden urn.
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Trajan gained his first major political office in 71 AD when he was made Tribune at the age of 15.
Trajan was given powers that were almost equal to those that Nerva held in September 97 AD (the emperor died only four months later, in January 98 AD).
To administer this new program, Trajan sent a group of administrators, the correctores, to examine the problems that the cities and provinces were facing and to enforce a new system in which the financial situation of the city,or province, could be restored.
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Trajan was one of the ablest of the Roman emperors; he was stately and majestic in appearance, had a powerful
The harbour of Ancona was enlarged and new harbours and roads were constructed.
space was the colossal equestrian statute of Trajan; the free area itself was surrounded by rows of
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 Trajan - Crystalinks
Trajan was the son of M. Ulpius Traianus, a prominent senator and general from a famous Roman family.
Trajan saw it as simply a temporary setback, but he was destined never to command an army in the field again.
Trajan's Bridge was the first bridge built on the lower Danube river, east from the Iron Gates, near what is now the city of Drobeta-Turnu Severin, Romania and Kladovo, Serbia.
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 Trajan Biography | Encyclopedia of World Biography
Trajan doubtless recognized the economic value of Dacia (roughly, modern Romania), but he must also have seen the wisdom of advancing a wedge of Roman territory between Rome's possible barbarian enemies, the Germans to the west and the Sarmatians to the east.
Trajan even extended the practice to whole provinces, and his correspondence with his appointee Pliny the Younger shows how petty were the matters which might be referred to the central authority.
The ancients never revised their opinion that Trajan was the best of the emperors, and his reign did inaugurate almost a century in which nearly all elements of the empire worked in harmony, but modern historians have some reservations.
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 Trajan - Free-Definition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Trajan, de son vrai nom Marcus Ulpius Traianus est un empereur romain né probabalement le 18 septembre 53 à Italica (Espagne actuelle) et mort le 7 août 117 à Selinus (Cilicie).
Trajan naît dans une famille de soldats qui s'étaient établis en Espagne lors de la deuxième guerre punique.
Trajan est tribun militaire en Syrie pendant 10 ans, puis il devient questeur vers 78, ce qui lui donne accès au Sénat.
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Trajan clearly enjoyed the favour of Domitian, who in 91 allowed him to hold one of the two consulships, which, even under the empire, remained most prestigious offices.
Clearly in Trajan's time the Roman government did not yet have (and, indeed, was not to have for another century) any policy of persecution of the Christians; official action was based on the need to maintain good order, not on religious hostility.
The statue of Trajan on top of the column was removed during the Middle Ages and replaced in 1588 by the present one of St. Peter.
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 NationMaster.com - Encyclopedia: Trajan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
He was a favourite of Trajan, for whom he constructed Trajans Bridge over the Danube (104) for the campaign in Dacia.
Dacia, in ancient geography the land of the Daci, named by the ancient Greeks Getae, was a large district of Southeastern Europe, bounded on the north by the Carpathians, on the south by the Danube, on the west by the Tisa, on the east by the Tyras or Nistru, now...
For the remainder of the history of the Roman Empire and well into the era of the Byzantine Empire, every new emperor after Trajan was honored by the Senate with the prayer felicitor Augusto, melior Traiano, meaning "may he be luckier than Augustus and better than Trajan".
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 Trajan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Trajan naît dans une famille de soldats s'étaient établis en Espagne lors de la deuxième guerre punique.
Trajan est tribun militaire en Syrie pendant 10 ans puis il devient vers 78 ce qui lui donne accès au Vers 84 il devient prêteur.
Trajan entame alors une carrière militaire : le de la VIIe légion lui est confié 86 et 89 pour aller mater un soulèvement en Germanie.
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 Vertigo and Vanity: A Study of Trajan’s Column (CUJAH)
Trajan’s Column was among many of the architectural additions and modifications in Rome that the emperor was responsible for during his reign (98-117 C.E.).
Trajan’s Column espouses this characteristic of a traditional monument because of the imitations that were inspired by the structure.
Trajan’s Column stands in opposition to this kind of revisioning of the monument and its status; however, it is interesting to consider Smithson’s “discredited idea of time” in relation to the present ruins of Trajan’s Column.
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 TRAJAN [MARCUS ULPIUS ... - Online Information article about TRAJAN [MARCUS ULPIUS ...
TRAJAN [MARCUS ULPIUS TRAJANUS] (A. Trajan was rigorously trained by him, and imbued with the same principles and tastes.
The actual- effect of Trajan's regulations is hard to measure; they were probably more effectual for their object than those of Augustus.
When Trajan was deified, he appropriately retained, alone among the emperors, a title he, had won for himself in the field, that of " Parthicus." He was a patient organizer of victory rather than a strategic genius.
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 coins of Trajan
Trajan was the son of Ulpius Traianus a Senator, Consul, and Governor of Asia and Syria.
Trajan, who was gifted with an acute political acumen as well as military genius, immediately penned a letter to the Senate vowing that he would never kill nor disenfranchise a good man.
However, when Trajan was raised to emperor the mints were faced with a quandry as they had no official portraits to copy for their engraving.
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Trajan served in Syria as a military tribune during the governorship of his father.
Trajan was highly respected within the army and his adoption was the best possible remedy against the resentment much of the army felt against Nerva.
Such humility and respect for the senate as well as for the simple people showed when Trajan promised that he would always keep the senate informed about the affairs of government and when he declared that the emperor's right to rule was to be compatible with the freedom of the people who were ruled.
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 Trajan. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Trajan served in the East, in Germany, and in Spain.
This conquest is commemorated by the sculptured Trajan’s Column, which stands in the Forum of Trajan in Rome.
Trajan then annexed Arabia Petraea, and in three campaigns he conquered the greater part of the Parthian empire, including Armenia and Upper Mesopotamia.
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Aelian's military treatise, Taktike Theoria, is dedicated to Hadrian, though this is probably a mistake for Trajan, and the date AD 106 has been assigned to it.
In AD 114 Trajan temporarily occupied Mesopotamia, and with the end of Hadrian's 40-year peace the two powers were at almost constant hostilities.
Trajan dies in Cilicia while returning from the Parthian war.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/T/Trajan.htm   (1254 words)

 The Roman Empire: in the First Century. The Roman Empire. Emperors. Nerva & Trajan | PBS
Nerva and Trajan (ruled 96 – 98 AD, 98 – 117 AD) were not born to rule, but were chosen for the job.
His nomination by the generals was a bold and important move, signaling that educated and wealthy men from all over the empire were eligible for the highest office.
With the army, Trajan was fair but strict, ordering the execution of the Praetorian Guard who had defied Nerva.
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Trajan was the Roman Emperor from 98 to 117 and started the third persecution.
Pliny appealed to Trajan for guidance; the answer of Trajan, to which the Christians of the succeeding age have frequently appealed.
Trajan, being succeeded by Adrian, the latter continued this third persecution with as much severity as his predecessor.
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 Trajan's Column, Rome
Trajan's column was erected A.D. 106 to 113 in honor of emperor Trajan.
There are more than 2000 carved figures depicting the story of Trajan's Dacian wars between 101-102 and 105-106 A.D. It starts with soldiers preparing for the war and ends with the Dacians being ousted from their homeland.
He was so moved by a relief depicting Trajan helping the mother of a dead soldier, that he begged God to save Trajan's pagan soul from hell.
www.aviewoncities.com /rome/trajanscolumn.htm   (327 words)

 The Baldwin Project: Famous Men of Rome by John H. Haaren & A. B. Poland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
When Trajan returned to Rome after his victory over Decebalus he had a grand Triumph, and there were games and shows in his honor which lasted a hundred and twenty days.
Trajan also made a forum in Rome, which was called after his name the Trajan Forum.
In the centre of this forum the Trajan Column was built, and around it were temples and libraries established by the good emperor.
www.mainlesson.com /display.php?author=haaren&book=rome&story=trajan   (854 words)

 Coloumn of Trajan Image Gallery
Trajan's Column: detail - lower registers of frieze on E. side - Trajan's campaigns against the Dacians - 113 A.D. marble h.
Trajan's Column: detail - lower registers of frieze on W. side - legionaries on campaign against the Dacians - 113 A.D. marble h.
Trajan's Column: detail - lower two registers of frieze on W. side - departure of legionaries from their garrison - 113 A.D. marble h.
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