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Reconstruction of the image of Maksymin Trak
Reconstruction of the image of
Roman emperor Maximinus Thrax made by History in 3D. Maximinus Thrax reigned as emperor in 235-238 CE. He is considered the first barbarian who wore imperial purple.
He was also the first emperor who never appeared in
Rome and the first of a whole series of so-called soldier . His rule is considered the beginning of the crisis of the Roman Empire in the 3rd century CE. emperors
Ancient sources, both unbelievable as “Historia Augusta” and the more sensible (Herodian) mentions Maximinus Thrax as a man of “huge size” for those conditions. According to “Historia Augusta”
was supposed to measure about 250 cm.
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