Inscription, Arch of Septimius Severus, Rome

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published on 28 June 2013
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Inscription, Arch of Septimius Severus, Rome

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 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 AHE.

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Cartwright, M. (2013, June 28). Inscription, Arch of Septimius Severus, Rome. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/1345/

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Cartwright, Mark. "Inscription, Arch of Septimius Severus, Rome." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified June 28, 2013. https://www.ancient.eu/image/1345/.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Inscription, Arch of Septimius Severus, Rome." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 28 Jun 2013. Web. 04 Apr 2020.

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