Symbols of Solar Eclipses on coins of the Roman Civilization Republic to the Christian Era 232 posts For the Romans, a solar eclipse was the greatest symbol of fear, terror and domination in nature. This website explores the meaning of solar/lunar darkening events in Judeo-Roman culture.
Solar Eclipse 115 BC
Notice this solar eclipse was seen before the outbreak of two major Roman Wars. The Jugurthine War occurred in 112 BC in modern day Algeria and the Cimbrian War in 104 BC in southwestern Europe.