generalviews

Models and views of the Column in its urban setting.

[img src=http://www.trajans-column.org/wp-content/flagallery/generalviews/thumbs/thumbs_6468-trajan-2016-ig.jpg]2580View of the Column of Trajan
View of the Column of Trajan from the south, in the vicinity of the Forum of Julius Caesar.<br />RBU2016.6468
[img src=http://www.trajans-column.org/wp-content/flagallery/generalviews/thumbs/thumbs_model-of-trajans-forum_0168_web.jpg]55160Forum (and Column) of Trajan from the West
A model of the Forum of Trajan in the Museo della Civiltà Romana, EUR, Rome.In the traditional reconstruction envisioned by Gismondi, the forum was bordered on the northwest side by the imposing Temple of the Deified Trajan, which faced the Column of Trajan (visible behind the Basilica Ulpia). <br />Ref: RBU2012.0168
[img src=http://www.trajans-column.org/wp-content/flagallery/generalviews/thumbs/thumbs_view-t-column_3989-web-small.jpg]1970Trajan's Column, Rome (View from the Janiculum Hill)
View of the Column of Trajan (center) from the Janiculum Hill (Gianicolo), Rome. The telephoto view compresses the surrounding topographical features.<br />RBU2013.3989
[img src=http://www.trajans-column.org/wp-content/flagallery/generalviews/thumbs/thumbs_img_0142_adj_web.jpg]47680Forum of Trajan with Basilica Ulpia and the Column from the East
A new model in the Museo della Civiltà Romana restores Trajan's forum based on the most recent excavations in central Rome that have taken place since the year 2000. In the foreground, the open plaza of the forum dominates this view. The Basilica Ulpia, with its two exedrae, closes off the northwest side of the forum complex. Behind the Basilica the top of the Column of Trajan is visible.<br />Ref: RBU2012.0142
[img src=http://www.trajans-column.org/wp-content/flagallery/generalviews/thumbs/thumbs_model-of-trajans-column-2012_web.jpg]45061Forum of Trajan: Libraries and Column
A new model in the Museo della Civiltà Romana shows the north entrance to the Forum of Trajan. A monumental octastyle porch opens on to a small courtyard which surrounds the Column of Trajan. Multi-storied libraries face the Column on the northeast (foreground) and southwest sides. In the background the clerestory level of the Basilica Ulpia is visible.<br />Ref: RBU2012.EUR2
[img src=http://www.trajans-column.org/wp-content/flagallery/generalviews/thumbs/thumbs_trajans_column_view239_rbu1997_web.jpg]42370Trajan's Column from the West 1997.
The visibility of Trajan's Column from distances today would have been impossible in antiquity when the Column was enclosed in a courtyard situated on the northwest side of the Basilica Ulpia.<br />Ref: RBU1997.239
[img src=http://www.trajans-column.org/wp-content/flagallery/generalviews/thumbs/thumbs_trajans_column_view245_rbu1974_web.jpg]40560Trajan's Column and Forum in 1974
View from the East of the Column of Trajan and the open area of the Forum of Trajan as it appeared in 1974.<br />Ref: RBU1974.245
[img src=http://www.trajans-column.org/wp-content/flagallery/generalviews/thumbs/thumbs_6506-column-of-trajan.jpg]1710Column of Trajan from the Markets of Trajan.
View towards the Basilica Ulpia and the Column of Trajan from the Markets of Trajan.<br />RBU6506.2016
[img src=http://www.trajans-column.org/wp-content/flagallery/generalviews/thumbs/thumbs_trajans_column_view238_rbu1974_web.jpg]40530View of Trajan's Column 1974
View from the southeast.<br />Ref: RBU1974.238
[img src=http://www.trajans-column.org/wp-content/flagallery/generalviews/thumbs/thumbs_1030col1_ppt.jpg]40432Trajan's Column
View of Trajan's Column in 2003 with partial scaffolding. Dedicated 113 CE.<br />Ref: RBU2003.1030
[img src=http://www.trajans-column.org/wp-content/flagallery/generalviews/thumbs/thumbs_img_3516-web.jpg]28090Saint Peter on Trajan's Column
Saint Peter gazes towards the Vatican from the top of Trajan's Column. View from the Capitoline Hill.RBU2013.3516