Germanicus’ triumphant parade in Rome in 17AD for his German victories. A grudging Tiberius watches as Germanicus comes through the triumphal arch in the background; in the foreground is the captured Germanic tribal princess Thusnelda and her son – wife and son of Germanicus’ arch-enemy Arminius.

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Thusnelda at the Triumph of Germanicus, Karl von Piloty, 1873.

 

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Marble bust of Germanicus, created posthumously circa AD 37-45

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