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A Roman commander pays homage to Khusrau Parvîz in the city of Warigh.

Miniature showing Roman archers surrounding and attacking the palace chamber where Mithridates, Hypsicratea, and three others are drinking poison from chalices and falling to the ground. Initial, rubric, border design.

Miniature showing the young Roman woman giving milk from her breast to her condemned mother, while the jailer, holding the key, observes them through a barred window. Initial, rubric, border design.

Miniature showing 1. a group of Roman soldiers advancing on the retreating Galatians; 2. Roman centurion's rape of the wife of Orgiagon; 3. she slices his throat while a soldier weighs ransom money; 4. she exposes the severed head. Initial, border design.

Miniature showing Sempronia defending herself against Equitius before the Roman magistrate. She reads from a book open on a lectern before a seated tribune. Initial, rubric and border design.

70 CE: The Jews invade the Roman camp, but Titus repels them.

48 CE: Roman troops stand guard on the roof of the Temple portico to prevent rioting among the crowds assembled for Passover. One of the soldiers moons the Jews, and the infuriated crowd riots. 30,000 people are trampled to death in the ensuing violence.

67 CE: Josephus, realizing that Jotapata cannot withstand the Roman attacks, contemplates flight. The citizens of Jotapata beg Josephus not to leave them to the mercy of the Romans.

4 BCE: Varus, the Roman governor of Syria, marches to Jerusalem to quell the insurrection there. He is met by Joseph, cousin of Archelaus, outside the city.

66 CE: Cestius, Roman governor of Syria, decides to enter the conflict with the Jews. He sends a detachment to Joppa (Jaffa), where his soldiers burn the city, killing 8,400.

70 CE: Sabinus, a Syrian in the Roman auxiliary troops, volunteers to scale the wall of Jerusalem and is presented to Titus.

67 CE: Three Roman soldiers undermine the tower of Gamala and cause it to collapse. Confounded by the crash, the inhabitants of the town take flight.

67 CE: After Jewish rebels of Scythopolis rout a group of Roman horsemen, the elders of the city beg Vespasian not to take vengeance on an entire people because of the madness of a few.

37 BCE: Antigonus II throws himself on the mercy of the Roman army commander, Sosius.

68 CE: Roman field commanders, learning of the internecine feuding in Jerusalem, urge Vespasian to march against the city.

67 CE: Working under constant fire from Roman catapults and archers, Jewish masons raise the walls of the fortress of Jotapata by thirty feet. Josephus has devised a method to protect the masons by ordering a series of palisades to be erected and overlaid with ox hides to deflect the Roman missiles.

Circular ornamental design with Roman numerals 1-12 and 13-24 in reverse as on a dial

The Resurrection.

The Resurrection.

Tail-piece. Caput XV.

A large draft of SOUTH CAROLINA from cape Roman to Port Royall

Frontispiece: A Seated Roman General on a camp stool

An historical map of Roman Empire and the neighbouring barbarous nations to the year of our Lord four hundred, when the empire began to be rent with foreign invasions.

Veduta della Piazza di Monte Cavallo.

Le Magnificenze di Roma. [Title page]

Veduta del Sito, ov'era l'antico Foro Romano.

Tempio di Pola in Istria.

Sepolcro della famiglia de' Scipioni.

Parte dell'antica Via Appia fuori di Porta S. Sebastiano circa tre miglia.

Tempio di Giano.

Veduta del Ponte e Castello Sant' Angelo.

Tempj del Sole e della Luna, o come altri, d'Iside e Serapi in Campo Vaccino negli Orti di S. Francesca Romana.

Veduta della Basilica di S.ta Maria Maggiore con le due fabbriche laterali di detta basilica.

Veduta del Tempio di Bellona.

Colonna Antonina.

Rovescio del Tempio di Pola in Istria.

Veduta della Piazza del Popolo.

Colonna Trajana.

Veduta della vasta Fontana di Trevi anticamente detta l'Acqua Vergine.

Anfiteatro di Pola in Istria vicino al mare.

Veduta del Tempio della Fortuna virile. Oggi S. Maria Egizziaca delgi Armeni.

Arco di Druso.

Foro di Augusto.