|Arch of Titus on a hillside|
|"Arch of Titus"|
|Emperor Titus by Savannah E on Prezi|
WHERE IS IT LOCATED? -The Arch of Titus is located in Summa Sacra Via, the highest point of the Sacra Via, Rome's "Sacred Way" that served as its main processional street. It honored Titus posthumously and was a project that was built by his younger brother and imperial successor, Domitian (emperor, 81-96 C.E.). The monument’s completion occurred after Titus’ death in September of 81 C.E.
|The carving of men stealing a menorah|
WHAT'S THE INSCRIPTION ON IT SAY? - The Senate and the Roman people (dedicate this) to the deified Titus Vespasian Augustus, son of the deified Vespasian
TWO CARVED SCENES - In one scene on the arch, Romans carry spoils from the Temple in Jerusalem, including a Menorah, sacred trumpets and the showbread table. The other scene shows Titus in a triumphal four-horse chariot followed closely by the goddess of Victory preceded by official attendants and accompanied by symbolic representations of the Senate, the Roman people, and Virtus.