Titus (Roman Emperor)
Titus was Roman emperor from 79 to 81 CE. On June 24, 79 CE Titus Flavius Vespasianus succeeded his father Vespasian (r. 69-79 CE) as emperor of the Roman Empire. Prior to his ascension to the throne, he was considered by many as “…unpopular...
The Arch of Titus, Rome
The Arch of Titus is a Roman Triumphal Arch which was erected by Domitian in c. 81 CE at the foot of the Palatine hill on the Via Sacra in the Forum Romanum, Rome. It commemorates the victories of his father Vespasian and brother Titus in...
The Siege of Jerusalem in 70 CE
The Siege of Jerusalem in 70 CE was the high watermark in the First Jewish-Roman War (66-73 CE) regarding the tension between the two forces. With the Roman Empire transitioning from the Julio-Claudian emperors to the Flavian dynasty in the...
Titus (Facial Reconstruction)
A photorealistic reconstruction of what the Roman emperor Titus (r. 79-81 CE) may have looked like. Pictured alongside the reconstruction are the artworks and statuary used as references. From left to right and top to bottom, these are the...
Triumph of Titus
A reconstructed relief panel from the original on the Arch of Titus, Rome, c. 81 CE. The scene, showing the triumph of Titus, is carved in three-quarter view and has Titus riding a four-horse chariot (quadriga) and shows him being crowned...
Titus Bust, Vatican Museums
A 1st century bust of Roman emperor Titus, reign 79-81 CE. (The Vatican Museums, Rome).
Titus Bust, Capitoline Museums
A 1st century CE bust of Roman emperor Titus, reign 79-81 CE. (Capitoline Museums, Rome)
Titus Statue, Olympia
A marble statue of emperor titus (79-81 CE), Olympia Archaeological Museum. The corselet depicts two Nereids riding on sea monsters.
Inscription, Arch of Titus
The inscription from the Triumphal Arch of Titus, erected in the Roman Forum in c. 81 CE by Domitian to commemorate his brother Titus' campaigns in the Jewish War (70-71 CE). It reads: The Senate and People of Rome, to Divus Titus, son of...
Chariot Panel, Arch of Titus
A panel from the Triumphal Arch of Titus, erected in c. 81 CE by Domitian to commemorate his brother Titus' campaigns in the Jewish War (70-71 CE). The relief shows Titus riding a chariot and being crowned by Victory. Forum Romanum, Rome.