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Arch of Titus

The Arch of Titus is a triumphal arch located on the Upper Via Sacra and is also apart of the triumphal route. The Arch was commissioned by the emperor Domitian to commemorate his brother Titus, the previous emperor. The arch's inscription is original and reads "The Senate and People of Rome, to the divine Titus, son of Divus Vespasian, Vespasianus…

Arch of Constantine

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Situated between the Palatine Hill and the Colosseum, this arch spanned the triumphal route, just before it turned left at the Meta Sudans to proceed to the Via Sacra and Arch of Titus. In order to commemorate Constantine's victory over Maxentius at the Battle of the Milvian Bridge on October 28, AD 312, the Senate and People of Rome erected this…