Praetorian Gate, Aosta

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
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published on 14 November 2013

The interior gate of the 25 BCE double Praetorian Gate of Aosta in northern Italy. The two gates stand 12 m apart and each has three arched entrances - one central gateway for wheeled vehicles and two smaller passages positioned either side for pedestrians. The gate was one of the four gates and 20 towers which formed part of the city walls of Roman Aosta.


About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. Surrounded by archaeological sites, his special interests include ancient ceramics, architecture, and mythology. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at AHE.

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