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The Arch of Titus is a triumphal arch with a single opening located on the Via Sacra just southeast of the Roman Forum and constructed by Emperor Domitian shortly after the death of his older brother, Titus (born AD 41, Emperor of Rome from 79-81) commemorating the capture and sack of Jerusalem in 70 A.D. effectively ending the Jewish War.


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The Eternal City

Rome, Italy

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The Arch of Titus became a general model for many triumphal arches built since the 16th Century.


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This photograph depicts the triumphal entry into Rome of loot stolen from the Holy Second Temple during the destruction and sack of Jerusalem.

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The Roman Forum is a collection of ruins from ancient temples, triumphal arches dedicated to the Emperors of the Roman Empire and Christian Churches.

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