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"Arch of Constantine" Arch of Constantine Tip by Julius_Caesar

Arch of Constantine, Rome: 73 reviews and 139 photos

 
 

This triumphal arch was dedicated in 315 A.D. to celebrate Constantine’s victory over his co-emperor, Maxentius. It bears statues of Dacian prisoners taken from Trajan’s Forum and reliefs of Marcus Aurelius, including one where he distributes bread to the poor. Inside the arch are reliefs of Trajan’s victory over the Dacians.

Address: near the Colosseum
Phone: +39 06 0608
Website: http://www.ancient.eu/article/497/

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  • Written Feb 3, 2005
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