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Claudius Civilis and Cerealis (70 AD)

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Series:

History of the native country

Timeframe:

Greeks and Romans

Scene of action:

Gelderse IJssel

Illustrator:

Eichman, J.H. en Altmann, H.; T.C. Bruining, del.; A.A. Nunnink, lith.

Publisher:

L. de Fouw, Goes

Year of publication:

1856

Themes:

European history   

The Batavian Claudius Civilis caused the Batavians to rise up against the Romans. The Roman army was commanded by Cerealis. The armies positioned themselves on either side of the river IJssel. On a demolished bridge the treaty between the two camps is reinstated, as the image displays.