Detail of the Arch of Constantine

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Dennis Jarvis
published on 30 December 2012

A detail of the Arch of Constantine in Rome, built in c. 315 CE to commemorate the Roman emperor's victory over Maxentius in 312 CE. On each side of the arch four free-standing Corinthian columns support statues of Dacian prisoners taken from the earlier Arch of Domitian.

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