Arch of Titus

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Arch of Titus HISTORY

The Arch of Titus is a Roman triumphal arch built by the Emperor Domitian to commemorate the victories of his elder brother, Emperor Titus. The Arch was completed shortly after Titus’ death in 81AD.

Though only Emperor for two years, Titus had fought many campaigns under his father, Emperor Vespasian. The Arch of Titus commemorates his victory in the Jewish War, which lasted from 66AD until the fall of Masada in 73AD. Decorations adorn the arch, with some of the most interesting being the depictions of the spoils of the Temple of Jerusalem, including the Menorah, being carried away by Roman soldiers.

The Arch of Titus is free to view and is situated near the Roman Forum and the Colosseum. There are two similar triumphal arches in Rome, the Arch of Constantine and the Arch of Severus.

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DIRECTIONS TO Arch of Titus

The Arch of Titus can be found at the entrance to the Roman Forum, on the corner of the Via Sacra and Via di San Bonaventura. The nearest Metro station is Colosseo (Metro line B) which is just a short walk from the site.

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Arch of Titus HISTORIC INFORMATION

NAME: Arch of Titus
CONTINENT: EUROPE
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Country: Italy
Period: Ancient Rome
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Date: 0AD - 99AD
City/Town: Rome
Figure: Emperor Titus
Resorts: Rome,

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Arch of Titus, Via Sacra, Rome, Italy

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