Column of Trajan by Dr. Steven Zucker and Dr. Beth Harris Column of Trajan, Carrara marble, completed 113 C.E., Rome. Dedicated to Emperor Trajan (Marcus Ulpius Nerva Traianus b. 53 , d. 117 C.E.) in honor of his victory over Dacia (now Romania) 101-02 and 105-06 C.E. Smarthistory images for teaching and learning: More Smarthistory images… Cite this page as: Dr. Steven Zucker and Dr. Beth Harris, "Column of Trajan," in Smarthistory, December 3, 2015, accessed August 14, 2018, https://smarthistory.org/column-of-trajan-2/.