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Arch of Septimius Severus

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Jeffrey Becker, Tom Elliott Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Aug 18, 2018 12:03 PM History
The Arch of Septimius Severus is situated at the northwest corner of the Forum Romanum. It was dedicated in A.D. 203 and serves to commemorate the Parthian victories of Emperor Septimius Severus and his two sons against the Parthians (194/195 and 197–199).

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.

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Jeffrey Becker, and Tom Elliott, 'Arch of Septimius Severus: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2018 <> [accessed: 07 July 2020]

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