Roman Naumachia (Naval battle).
20th c European Historical Painting
(active c. 1800 - present)
Roman Naumachia were mock naval battles, often as reenactments of real naval engagements. Julius Caesar sponsored the first one in Rome but after the Colosseum was built it was sometimes flooded to provide a site for the naumachia. "
ILLUSTRATOR Anonymous | Roman Naumachia (Naval battle). | | European | Historicist
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