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Galba Collection

"Galba: The Roman Emperor Who Left a Mark in History" Galba, a prominent figure in ancient Rome, ascended to the throne as emperor during a tumultuous period

Background imageGalba Collection: Galba, Roman Emperor

Galba, Roman Emperor

Background imageGalba Collection: Cover of 'Facta et dicta memorabilia', 1471. Creator: Unknown. Cover of 'Facta et dicta

Cover of "Facta et dicta memorabilia", 1471. Creator: Unknown. Cover of "Facta et dicta
Cover of "Facta et dicta memorabilia", 1471. Medallion portraits of Roman emperors. Red and gold decorative book cover, made in the 18th century

Background imageGalba Collection: Sestertius (Coin) Portraying Emperor Galba, 68. Creator: Unknown

Sestertius (Coin) Portraying Emperor Galba, 68. Creator: Unknown
Sestertius (Coin) Portraying Emperor Galba, 68

Background imageGalba Collection: Aureus (Coin) Portraying Emperor Galba, 68 (July)-69 (January). Creator: Unknown

Aureus (Coin) Portraying Emperor Galba, 68 (July)-69 (January). Creator: Unknown
Aureus (Coin) Portraying Emperor Galba, 68 (July)-69 (January)

Background imageGalba Collection: Plate 7: Servius Galba in profile to the right, from The Twelve Caesars, 1610-40

Plate 7: Servius Galba in profile to the right, from The Twelve Caesars, 1610-40

Background imageGalba Collection: Galba Crowned with Laurel (engraving)

Galba Crowned with Laurel (engraving)
663101 Galba Crowned with Laurel (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Galba Crowned with Laurel)

Background imageGalba Collection: Roman Emperor Galba (marble)

Roman Emperor Galba (marble)
1220379 Roman Emperor Galba (marble) by Roman, (1st century AD); Royal Palace, Drottningholm, Stockholm, Sweden; (add.info.: Galba)

Background imageGalba Collection: Portrait of Roman Emperor Galba

Portrait of Roman Emperor Galba
Roman Emperor Galba, 3BC-69AD, Servius Sulpicius Galba, Servius Sulpicius Galba Caesar Augustus. Copperplate engraving from Abraham Bogaerts De Roomsche Monarchy, The Roman Monarchy, Francois Salma

Background imageGalba Collection: Philip of Swabia, King of Germany

Philip of Swabia, King of Germany
Philip of Swabia, 1177-1208. Philippus Suevia Dux, King of Germany, House of Hohenstaufen. Copperplate engraving from Abraham Bogaerts De Roomsche Monarchy, The Roman Monarchy, Francois Salma

Background imageGalba Collection: Galba (engraving)

Galba (engraving)
663102 Galba (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Galba (Bust of the Museum of the Louvere, No.275)

Background imageGalba Collection: Ecorche head, with the features of the Emperor Galba (pen & brown ink on white paper)

Ecorche head, with the features of the Emperor Galba (pen & brown ink on white paper)
5907012 Ecorchehead, with the features of the Emperor Galba (pen & brown ink on white paper) by Rubens, Peter Paul (1577-1640); 13x17.4 cm; eThe Devonshire Collections

Background imageGalba Collection: Design for a Dish with Portraits of the Roman Emperors Nero, Galba, and Caligula, ca

Design for a Dish with Portraits of the Roman Emperors Nero, Galba, and Caligula, ca. 1588

Background imageGalba Collection: Plate 7: Emperor Galba on Horseback, from The First Twelve Roman Caesars after Tempes

Plate 7: Emperor Galba on Horseback, from The First Twelve Roman Caesars after Tempesta, 1610-50

Background imageGalba Collection: Sergius Galba from Twelve Caesars on Horseback, c1565-1587. Creator: Abraham de Bruyn

Sergius Galba from Twelve Caesars on Horseback, c1565-1587. Creator: Abraham de Bruyn
Sergius Galba from Twelve Caesars on Horseback, c1565-1587

Background imageGalba Collection: Servius Sulpicius Galba 3Bc - 69Bc Aka Servius Sulpicius Galba Caesar Augustus Roman Emperor From

Servius Sulpicius Galba 3Bc - 69Bc Aka Servius Sulpicius Galba Caesar Augustus Roman Emperor From The Book Crabbs Historical Dictionary Published 1825

Background imageGalba Collection: Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae: Galba, from The Twelve Caesars, ca. 1500-1534. ca

Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae: Galba, from The Twelve Caesars, ca. 1500-1534. ca
Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae: Galba, from The Twelve Caesars, ca. 1500-1534

Background imageGalba Collection: Emperor Galba

Emperor Galba. Private Collection

Background imageGalba Collection: Drawings Prints, Print, Plate 7, Sergius, Galba, profile, right, Twelve Caesars, Artist

Drawings Prints, Print, Plate 7, Sergius, Galba, profile, right, Twelve Caesars, Artist
Drawings and Prints, Print, Plate 7: Sergius Galba in profile to the right, from The Twelve Caesars, The Twelve Caesars, Artist, After, Raffaello Schiaminossi, Italian

Background imageGalba Collection: Design Dish Portraits Roman Emperors Nero Galba

Design Dish Portraits Roman Emperors Nero Galba
Artokoloro

Background imageGalba Collection: Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae Galba Twelve Caesars

Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae Galba Twelve Caesars
Artokoloro

Background imageGalba Collection: Drawings Prints, Print, Sergius, Galba, Twelve, Caesars, Horseback, Artist, Abraham de Bruyn

Drawings Prints, Print, Sergius, Galba, Twelve, Caesars, Horseback, Artist, Abraham de Bruyn
Drawings and Prints, Print, Sergius Galba from Twelve Caesars on Horseback, Artist, Abraham de Bruyn, Flemish, Antwerp 1540-1587 Cologne (?), Bruyn, Abraham de, 1540, 1587, ca. 1565-1587, 1565, 1587

Background imageGalba Collection: Equestrian Portrait of Emperor Galba, print maker: Laurens Eillarts, Antonio Tempesta

Equestrian Portrait of Emperor Galba, print maker: Laurens Eillarts, Antonio Tempesta, 1616 - 1620

Background imageGalba Collection: Portrait of Emperor Galba on medallion, Nicolaes de Bruyn, 1594

Portrait of Emperor Galba on medallion, Nicolaes de Bruyn, 1594


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"Galba: The Roman Emperor Who Left a Mark in History" Galba, a prominent figure in ancient Rome, ascended to the throne as emperor during a tumultuous period. His reign is chronicled in Livy's History of Rome, which offers valuable insights into the political and social landscape of that time. In an engraving from 1520 titled "Roma Caput Mundi, " Galba's presence is felt alongside other influential figures who shaped the destiny of Rome. This black and white photo captures the essence of this historical era. Coins played an essential role in portraying emperors, and two such coins depict Galba with remarkable detail. The Sestertius coin showcases his image from 68 AD, while the Aureus coin portrays him during his brief reign from July 68 to January 69 AD. Plate 7 from "The Twelve Caesars" depicts Servius Galba in profile, showcasing his regal countenance. Another engraving showcases Galba crowned with laurel leaves—a symbol of victory and honor bestowed upon deserving leaders. A marble sculpture immortalizes Roman Emperor Galba's likeness—his stern expression reflecting authority and power. A portrait capturing his features further emphasizes his significance as a ruler who left an indelible mark on history. Interestingly, Philip of Swabia, King of Germany at one point, shares similarities with Galba—an intriguing parallel between two powerful individuals separated by time but united by their influence over vast territories. An ecorche head drawing reveals intricate details about Galba's facial features—the pen strokes bringing life to this representation on white paper. It serves as evidence that even after centuries have passed since his rule; artists continue to find inspiration in depicting this enigmatic leader. Lastly, a design for a dish featuring portraits of Roman Emperors Nero, Galba, and Caligula highlights their collective impact on shaping Rome's fate.