Arch of Constantine I

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Mark Cartwright
published on 09 June 2013
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The north side of the Arch of Constantine I in Rome. Dedicated in 315 CE, the triumphal arch celebrates the emperor's victory over the Roman tyrant Maxentius in 312 CE. It is the largest surviving triumphal arch and the last great Imperial Roman monument.

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Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at WHE.

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Cartwright, M. (2013, June 09). Arch of Constantine I. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Cartwright, Mark. "Arch of Constantine I." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified June 09, 2013.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Arch of Constantine I." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 09 Jun 2013. Web. 05 Dec 2021.