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A battle between the Romans and the Batavians in the Rhineland: the Batavians are storming over a bridge breaking into the camp of the Romans. Etching by A. Tempesta after O. van Veen, 1612.

Veen, Otto van, 1556-1629.
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[1612]

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Cerialis (Quintus Petilius Cerialis), after suffering serious defeat in the revolt of Boudicca in 61, was sent to restore order in the Rhineland. He won a battle at Rigodulum, captured the city of Treveri, and then proceeded to deal with Civilis and Classicus, where after confused fighting the latter capitulated in 70

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De Hollanders ouveruallen by nachte het legher van Cerialis, innemende de brugghe van de Moesel: maer worden door het plunderen wederom gheshlagen; ende Cerialis niet rustende, oovervalt ende neemt hun legher oock in, op den selven dagh. ... AT

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[Antwerp] : [Vaenius], [1612]

Physical description

1 print : etching, with engraving ; image 14.5 x 20.7 cm

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 43021i

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  • Dutch


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