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Column of Marcus Aurelius, Rome

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The Column of Marcus Aurelius (Latin: Columna Centenaria Divorum Marci et Faustinae, Italian: Colonna di Marco Aurelio) is a Roman victory column in Piazza Colonna, Rome, Italy. It is a Doric column featuring a spiral relief: it was built in honour of Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius and modeled on Trajan's Column.
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  • It's free, it's ancient, why not?! The spiral, carved pictures tells the story of Marcus Aurelius' wars along the Danube, these wars were waged by him from 166 to his death. Also, a bronze statue...  more »
  • While the plaza is nothing special, the detail on the column itself is great. History is told in relief as you wind around the column. I won;t pretend I could see and understand everything I was...  more »
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  • This place is one of the less visited in Roma but I adore it.... the column is simple magnificent. I wish I’m available to describe all the prints in the column. This is a perfect square to seat and relax Entrance free
  • Thinking about the history of millennia that exudes from this marble makes small all the characters who alternate in the building opposite. It is a pleasure to pause and look at the details of the column that celebrate the deeds of war. Beautiful and underestimated.

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