Arch of Septimius Severus

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Mark Cartwright
by Dennis Jarvis
published on 30 December 2012
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The Arch of Septimius Severus in Rome was built in 203 CE and was dedicated by the Senate and the People of Rome (S.P.Q.R.) to both Septemius Severus and his son Caracalla in honour of their victories against the Parthians, relief scenes of which, decorate the arch.

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Jarvis, D. (2012, December 30). Arch of Septimius Severus. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/1004/arch-of-septimius-severus/

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Jarvis, Dennis. "Arch of Septimius Severus." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified December 30, 2012. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/1004/arch-of-septimius-severus/.

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Jarvis, Dennis. "Arch of Septimius Severus." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 30 Dec 2012. Web. 24 Oct 2021.