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Serpent Column

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Jeffrey Becker Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Apr 19, 2021 06:00 PM History
An ancient bronze column that was displayed in the Hippodrome of Constantinople, the Serpent Column was part of a monument originally installed at Delphi and relocated to Constantinople by Constantine I in A.D. 324. The monument was originally built to celebrate the Greek defeat of the Persian Empire at the Battle of Plataea in 479 B.C.

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Jeffrey Becker, 'Serpent Column: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2021 <> [accessed: 13 April 2024]

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