Arch of Augustus, Aosta

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Illustration

Mark Cartwright
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published on 14 November 2013
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The Triumphal Arch known as the Arch of Augustus in Aosta, northern Italy. The arch was erected in the reign of Augustus in 25 BCE to honour the emperor and his victory over the Salssi. The central iron crucifix and roof are more modern additions.

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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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Cartwright, M. (2013, November 14). Arch of Augustus, Aosta. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/2152/arch-of-augustus-aosta/

Chicago Style

Cartwright, Mark. "Arch of Augustus, Aosta." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 14, 2013. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/2152/arch-of-augustus-aosta/.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Arch of Augustus, Aosta." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 14 Nov 2013. Web. 31 Jul 2021.