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.
Total Solar Eclipse 113 AD
This solar eclipse happened when Emperor Trajan began his war against the Parthians. It must have been interpreted as validation from the gods of the Roman conquest of the Dacians as well.