Monumental Arch, Glanum


Mark Cartwright
published on 01 September 2016
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The triumphal arch at Glanum, southern France. 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 but figures remain which depict enslaved Gauls.

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About the Author

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. (2016, September 01). Monumental Arch, Glanum. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Cartwright, Mark. "Monumental Arch, Glanum." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified September 01, 2016.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Monumental Arch, Glanum." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 01 Sep 2016. Web. 31 Oct 2020.

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