Romanus sum Civis
- Additional Title(s):
Gaius Mucius Scaevola
- Part Of:
- Etching on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
- Sheet: 15 5/8 × 17 1/2 inches (39.7 × 44.5 cm), Image: 13 7/8 × 16 5/16 inches (35.2 × 41.4 cm)
Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "L100"
Lettered, lower right inside image on shield: "Jos Goupy | Inv Pinx, | Scul | Londoni | MD | CCXX | VI"; lower center below image: "Romanus sum civis. Gaium mutium vocant. Hostis hostem occidere volui. nec ad mortem minus est animi quam | ad caedem fuit. et facere, et pati fortia, romanum est. T LIV. LIB. 2 | Inventio Sculportis Pinxit in gratiam Dni Johannis Tayloer &c de Bifrons in Comutatu Cantii"; lower right below image: "Jos Goupy Londini fecit"
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- altar | ancient history | armed forces | armour | assassination | burning | camp (temporary settlement) | death | dying | Etruscan | feathers | fire | fist | historical subject | History | illustration | king (person) | prisoner | Roman | sacrifice | siege | soldiers | tents | war
- Associated People:
- Titus Livius Patavinus (59 BC - AD 17), Roman historian
Lars Porsena (ca. 508 BC), Etruscan king
Gaius Mucius Scaevola (ca. 508 BC), Roman youth
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