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Image collection Obelisk of Theodosius I, Base of the Obelisk of Theodosius I, Base of the Obelisk of Theodosius I, Base of the Obelisk of Theodosius I, Base of the Obelisk of Theodosius I, Base of the Obelisk of Theodosius I, Base of the Obelisk of Theodosius I - Latin inscription, Base of the Obelisk of Theodosius I, Base of the Obelisk of Theodosius I, Base of the Obelisk of Theodosius I, Base of the Obelisk of Theodosius I, Base of the Obelisk of Theodosius I - Greek inscription

These photographs illustrate the obelisk in the Hippodrome of Constantinople, which was erected by the Emperor Theodosius I in 390 CE.

The...

Theodosius I, Constantinople, Obelisk, Honorius, Arcadius, Valentinian II, Tutmosis III, Late Roman, Ancient rome, Roman art, Roman empire, Epigraphy, Decline and Fall, Chariot racing, Emperors, Early Christian view
Image collection The Arch of Titus at Rome, The Arch of Titus at Rome

A classic example of Roman plunder.

The siege of Jerusalem began in the spring of 70 and took 140 days. With two pro-Roman Jews, Vespasian’...

Ancient history, Classics, Emperors, History, Latin, Epigraphy, Jewish History, Roman art, Roman architecture, Rome, Titus view
Image collection The Lex de Imperio Vespasiani, The Lex de Imperio Vespasiani, The Lex de Imperio Vespasiani, , The Lex de Imperio Vespasiani

The Lex de imperio Vespasiani, photographed here in the Capitoline Museum in Rome,defined the legal position of the Emperor Vespasian. It...

Vespasian, Emperors, Ancient rome, Roman empire, Epigraphy view
Image collection The Arch of Constantine. North side, The Arch of Constantine. South side, Trajanic elements - Dacian prisoners (left and right), Trajanic elements - end panel, Trajanic elements - end panel, Trajanic elements - arch panel, Trajanic elements - arch panel, Hadrianic elements. North face roundels - hunting & sacrifice, Hadrianic elements. North face roundels - hunting & sacrifice, Lion roundel detail, Hadrianic elements. South face roundels - hunting & sacrifice, Hadrianic elements. South face roundels - hunting & sacrifice, Marcus Aurelius elements. Adventus; Profectio, Marcus Aurelius elements. Distibution of money; Surrender, Marcus Aurelius elements. Barbarian captives, Marcus Aurelius elements. Adlocutio; sacrifice, Constantinian elements. The inscription, Constantinian elements. Constantine's army leaves Mediolanum. Above - roundel with the Sun god, Constantinian elements. Siege of Verona (detail), Constantinian elements. Battle of the Milvian (Mulvian) Bridge (detail), Constantinian elements. Constantine enters Rome victorious. (Above) Moon goddess, Constantinian elements. Constantine addresses the people, Constantinian elements. Constantine distributes money to the people

These images give views and details of the Arch of Constantine at Rome.

Arch of Constantine, Constantine, Late Roman, Roman architecture, Roman art, Early Christian, Christianity, trajan, Marcus Aurelius, Hadrian, Dacia, Hunting, Sacrifice, Spolia, Marcomanni, Quadi, Adventus, Profectio, Adlocutio, Epigraphy, Instictu Divinitatis, Sol Invictus, Congiarum view
Link COLOSSEUM BUILDING INSCRIPTION

Géza Alföldy is a specialist in reconstructing ‘ghost’ inscriptions from the pin holes that once held bronze letters on inscriptions. This article...

Ancient history, Classics, Epigraphy, Latin, Roman architecture, Vespasian view
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