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Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Dennis Jarvis
published on 30 December 2012

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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APA Style

Jarvis, D. (2012, December 30). Arch of Septimius Severus. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/1004/

Chicago Style

Jarvis, Dennis. "Arch of Septimius Severus." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified December 30, 2012. https://www.ancient.eu/image/1004/.

MLA Style

Jarvis, Dennis. "Arch of Septimius Severus." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 30 Dec 2012. Web. 24 Apr 2019.

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