Relief Panel, Arch of Septimius Severus, Rome

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Mark Cartwright
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published on 29 June 2013
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One of the four relief panels and friezes from the arch of Septimius Severus in Rome, 203 CE. The panels, two on each façade, depict battle scenes, seiges, prisoners, and the emperor addressing his troops during his campaigns in Parthia in the last decade of the 2nd century CE.

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About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at WHE.

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APA Style

Cartwright, M. (2013, June 29). Relief Panel, Arch of Septimius Severus, Rome. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/1346/relief-panel-arch-of-septimius-severus-rome/

Chicago Style

Cartwright, Mark. "Relief Panel, Arch of Septimius Severus, Rome." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified June 29, 2013. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/1346/relief-panel-arch-of-septimius-severus-rome/.

MLA Style

Cartwright, Mark. "Relief Panel, Arch of Septimius Severus, Rome." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 29 Jun 2013. Web. 23 Jul 2021.