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Arch of Galerius

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Jeffrey Becker, Ryan Horne Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Jul 01, 2019 07:33 PM History
The extant remains of a triumphal arch, constructed from 298 to 299 CE and dedicated in 303 CE under the tetrarch Galerius. It commemorates the capture of Ctesiphon from the Sassanids and forms part of a monumental entrance to the palace of Galerius.

Base map by Ryan M. Horne for Pleiades and the Ancient World Mapping Center (ancient terrain after the Barrington Atlas). Map interaction design and implementation by Sean Gillies, David Glick, Alec Mitchell, and Tom Elliott for Pleiades.

40.6322051966, 22.951735661

arch, triumphal arch


Coordinates taken on 17 July 2013 with a Sony DSC-HX200V GPS camera

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Jeffrey Becker, and Ryan Horne, 'Arch of Galerius: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2019 <> [accessed: 06 July 2020]

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