Arch of Septimius Severus

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Arch of Septimius Severus HISTORY

The Arch of Septimius Severus is a Roman triumphal arch built by the Emperor Septimius Severus to celebrate his military victories.

Located in the Roman Forum, the Arch of Septimius Severus commemorates the short war between Rome and the Parthian Empire, fought by the Emperor between 194-199AD. The brief conflict resulted in victory for Severus, who sacked the Parthian capital and reclaimed territory in the East.

The arch was completed in 203AD and remains in good condition despite the passage of time. It is free to view and there are no opening times. There are two similar triumphal arches in Rome, the Arch of Constantine and the Arch of Titus.

Arch of Septimius Severus TOURIST INFORMATION

DIRECTIONS TO Arch of Septimius Severus

The Arch of Septimius Severus can be found in the Roman Forum, on Foro Romano. The nearest Metro station is Colosseo (Metro line B) which is just a short walk from the site.

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Arch of Septimius Severus OPENING TIMES AND TICKET PRICES

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Arch of Septimius Severus HISTORIC INFORMATION

NAME: Arch of Septimius Severus
CONTINENT: EUROPE
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Country: Italy
Period: Ancient Rome
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Date: 200AD - 299AD
City/Town: Rome
Figure: Septimius Severus
Resorts: Rome,

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Arch of Septimius Severus ADDRESS

Arch of Septimus Severus, Foro Romano, Rome, Italy

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