The Arch of Constantine

By | December 3, 2019

The Arch of Constantine

The Arch of Constantine is a triumphal arch in Rome, situated between the Colosseum and the Palatine Hill. It was erected by the Roman Senate to commemorate Constantine I’s victory over Maxentius at the Battle of Milvian Bridge in 312. Dedicated in 315, it is the largest Roman triumphal arch and the last of the existing triumphal arches in Rome, The arch served as the finish line for the marathon athletic event for the 1960 Summer Olympics.

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