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The Arch of Septimius Severus

Erected in 203 AD, the Arch of Septimius Severus is located in the northwest end of the forum. It is a triumphal arch which was a part of the triumphal procession of the victorious Roman military commanders. The arch utilizes two strategies in order to demonstrate the power of Septimius Severus: the first was the utilization of barbarian depictions…