Arch of Caracalla in Volubilis

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Illustration

Carole Raddato
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published on 05 March 2018

The triumphal arch at Volubilis (Morocco) was erected sometime between December 216 and April 217 CE by the council of Volubilis in honour of the emperor Caracalla who bestowed Roman citizenship on its inhabitants and exempted them from paying taxes.


About the Author

Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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APA Style

Raddato, C. (2018, March 05). Arch of Caracalla in Volubilis. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/8248/

Chicago Style

Raddato, Carole. "Arch of Caracalla in Volubilis." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 05, 2018. https://www.ancient.eu/image/8248/.

MLA Style

Raddato, Carole. "Arch of Caracalla in Volubilis." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 05 Mar 2018. Web. 24 Apr 2019.

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