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Enslaved Gaul, Arch of Glanum
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Enslaved Gaul, Arch of Glanum

A detail of the triumphal arch at Glanum, southern France, showing an enslaved Gaul. The monument was built in the early 1st century CE, perhaps to commemorate the city's new status as a Roman colony. The top third is now missing.
Detail, Arch of Janus, Rome
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Detail, Arch of Janus, Rome

A detail of the carved niches on the Arch of Janus which stood in the forum Boarium of Rome and was constructed in the 4th century CE most probably to act as a boundary marker.
The Arch of the Sergii, Pula
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The Arch of the Sergii, Pula

The Arch of the Sergii (a famous patrician family in ancient Rome) at Pula (Croatia). The arch was built at the end of the 1st century BCE (around 29 to 27 BCE) by Salvia Postuma Sergii with her own money, in honour of the three members of...
Arch of Septimius Severus
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Arch of Septimius Severus

Arch of Septimius Severus and the Curia in the Roman Forum, Rome. The Arch of Septimius Severus, erected in 203 CE, commemorates the Roman victories over the Parthians in the final decade of the 2nd century CE.
Ecce Homo arch, a triple-arched gateway in Jerusalem
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Ecce Homo arch, a triple-arched gateway in Jerusalem

The so-called Ecce Homo arch, a triple-arched gateway, built by Hadrian (2nd century CE), as an entrance to the eastern Forum of Aelia Capitolina. The central arch was flanked by two smaller arches, one of which can still be seen inside the...
Fragment of a Byzantine Peacock Arch
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Fragment of a Byzantine Peacock Arch

This marble fragment of a Byzantine arch was part of an entablature. It came from the Saraçhane excavations and dates to 524-527 CE. The inner part of the arch of the architrave was decorated with a relief of a peacock. The surface was decorated...
Constantine’s Conversion to Christianity
Articleby Rebecca Denova

Constantine’s Conversion to Christianity

Constantine I (Flavius Valerius Constantinus) was Roman emperor from 306-337 CE and is known to history as Constantine the Great for his conversion to Christianity in 312 CE and his subsequent Christianization of the Roman Empire. His conversion...
The Propaganda of Octavian and Mark Antony's Civil War
Articleby Jesse Sifuentes

The Propaganda of Octavian and Mark Antony's Civil War

Propaganda played an important role in Octavian (l. 63 BCE - 14 CE) and Mark Antony's (l. 83 – 30 BCE) civil war, and once victorious at the Battle of Actium (31 BCE), Octavian returned home to become the first Roman emperor. The decade...
Standing Arch at Ctesiphon
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Standing Arch at Ctesiphon

The great standing arch of Taq Kasra at Ctesiphon may have been constructed under Shapur I (r. 240-270 CE) along the lines of the vision of his father, Ardashir I (r. 224-240 CE).
Arch, Anjar
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Arch, Anjar

An arch from the ruins of Anjar (8th century CE) in modern Lebanon. The structure recalls Roman architectural archways.
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