⇄SuchrichtungÜbersetzung für 'Quadriga' von Englisch nach Deutsch
NOUN   a quadriga | quadrigas
Quadriga {f}
Viergespann {n} [in der Antike]
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Übersetzung für 'Quadriga' von Englisch nach Deutsch

Quadriga {f}hist.

Viergespann {n} [in der Antike]hist.
Anwendungsbeispiele Englisch
  • Some archaeological artifacts are also on exhibition in this room, most notably a marble slab showing a quadriga race in the Circus Maximus, Rome.
  • The quadriga faces east, as it did when it was originally installed in 1793.
  • The marble quadriga was sculpted by Johann Martin von Wagner, artistic advisor to Ludwig and a professor at the University of Würzburg.
  • French's letter on adapting his earlier quadriga from the World's Columbian Exposition to Minnesota quadriga demonstrates the casualness with which allegorical meaning could be ascribed to a statue, and vice versa.
  • In 1815, following the Battle of Waterloo and the Bourbon restoration, France ceded the quadriga to the Austrian Empire which had annexed Venice under the terms of the Congress of Vienna.
  • The Surya depiction is indeed very similar to some Greek reliefs of Apollo on his quadriga horse chariot.
  • It has a large entrance by way of triumphal arch topped by the bronze quadriga designed by Mario Rutelli.
  • It takes place in the "Parque de Rosalía", near the historic centre. Ancient Roman activities like gladiator fights, or quadriga races, imitating the ancient Roman circuses.
  • Other Latin words that distinguish chariots by the number of animals yoked as a team are "quadriga", a four-horse chariot used for racing and associated with the Roman triumph; "triga", or three-horse chariot, probably driven for ceremonies more often than racing (see Trigarium); and "seiugis" or "seiuga", the six-horse chariot, more rarely raced and requiring a high degree of skill from the driver.
  • Quadrigas were emblems of triumph; Victory or Fame often are depicted as the triumphant woman driving it.
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