Imperial Billboards: Rome’s Triumphal Arches As Advertisements Of Power, Prestige And Piety

May 21, 2019 342

When: Thursday, June 6, 2019 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM - Where: Italian Cultural Institute, 500 N Michigan Ave, Suite 1450 - What: A lecture by Dr. Judith Testa

Rome’s three surviving triumphal arches— dedicated to the emperors Titus, Septimius Severus and Constantine— are among the most conspicuous monuments of imperial Rome. All are located in or near the Roman Forum, and every traveler to the Eternal City sees them.

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