Arch of Titus (Rome, 1st century)
The Arch of Triumph was built at the entrance of the Forum Romanum, to commemorate Emperor Titus’ victory in the Siege of Jerusalem.
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The construction of the arch of triumph was completed only after Napoleon´s fall, in 1836.
Wealthy citizens in ancient Rome owned large houses with varied layouts of several rooms.
As the Roman Empire expanded, military camps were established on the newly conquered territories.
Ancient Roman conquerors had effective siege engines developed for attacking fortifications.
The fortress-like palace was built by Roman Emperor Diocletian on the coast near his home town.
The prosperity of the eastern part of the Roman Empire started in the early 4th century, during the reign of Emperor Constantine.
Numerous legendary empires were built (and destroyed) in the course of history.
The Pula Arena, located in present-day Croatia, was one of the largest Roman amphitheatres in the Antiquity.
This Neoclassical structure is one of the best-known landmarks of Berlin and Germany.
The building commissioned by Pompey the Great was the first permanent theatre in Ancient Rome.
The excellent road and aqueduct system covering the whole empire reflects well the development of the Roman civilisation.
The Altar of Peace, commissioned during the reign of Augustus, was one of the most important works of ancient Roman art.
The magnificent bath complex of the Roman Emperor was built in the 3rd century AD.
The ancient Roman arena became well-known for the chariot races held here.
The most famous and most magnificent amphitheatre of Rome was built in the 1st century.
The ´Temple of all gods´ was built during the reign of the Roman Emperor Hadrian.
The Gaul city Alesia, defended by Vercingetorix, was besieged by the Roman forces of Julius Caesar in 52 BC.
Gladiators were combatants who entertained audiences in fights against each other or wild animals in ancient Roman arenas.