Statues - Hither & Thither

Hungary
Budapest
Budapest Főváros

Március 15. tér (V.)

Barbárok harca a rómaiakkal

Barbarians battle with the Romans

Tar István
1970

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Description

Bronze sculpture depicting a battle between the Romans and the Barbarians, it shows a number of Roman soldiers (with shield and eagle), one of them on a horse

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Inscription(s)

barbárok harca
a rómaiakkal

tar istván

1971

Signed: TAR 1970

Annotation

On this spot is the Roman fortification Contra-Aquincum, around which in the Middle Ages the town of Pest was built (Wikipedia).

Originally, the sculpture was the centerpiece of a fountain. With the reconstruction of the square the sculpture is relocated and the fountain removed.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 47°29'33" E 19°3'4"

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