The Death Of Virginia . In 449 BC , Appius Claudius , Decemvir In The Republic O ...
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Description: The death of Virginia . In 449 BC , Appius Claudius , Decemvir in the Republic of Rome claiming Virginia ( Verginia ) , daughter of the centurion Virginius ( Virginius ) he loves , as his slave . Abusing his power , he gets arrested . The Virginia Decemvir condemns slavery , but his father preferred to stab the girl . Painting by Gabriel Francois Doyen ( 1726 1806 ) , 1757 1759 . Oil on canvas . Galleria Nazionale , Parma .