Inscription, Arch of Septimius Severus, Rome

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The inscription on the arch of Septimius Severus in Rome (203 CE). It is repeated on both façades, and shows that the triumphal arch was dedicated to Emperor Septimius Severus and his two sons Caracalla and Geta who ‘restored the Republic and expanded the dominion of the Roman people’ in successful military campaigns against the Parthians.

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Mark Cartwright
Mark is a full-time author, researcher, historian, and editor. Special interests include art, architecture, and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the WHE Publishing Director.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Inscription, Arch of Septimius Severus, Rome." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 28 Jun 2013. Web. 28 Feb 2024.

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