Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Beuel
Stadt Bonn

Nordrhein-Westfalen

Arnoldstraße

Römerdenkmal

Monument for the Romans

Gaius Julius Caesar Augustus
(Rome 63 BC - Nola 14 AD)
first emperor of the Roman Empire
(Wikipedia)
Gotthold Riegelmann
1898/1989

Beuel /  Römerdenkmal   Beuel /  Römerdenkmal

Description

Statue of Julius Caesar. The statue was originally placed at the bridge between Bonn and Beuel, built in 1898, with was destroyed in 1945. In 1989 the statue was placed on a socle on the present location.

Inscription(s)

2000
JAHRE
BONN

On the back of Caesar's seat:

C. IUL. CAESAR
flumini pontem primus
imposuit a.a.chr.n. lv.

Gaius Julius Caesar was the first to built a bridge over this river, in the year 55 BC.

Sculptor

Tags

Location N 50°44'58" E 7°6'42"

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