Arch of Constantine

Arch of Constantine

A prominent sight between the Colosseum and Roman Forum, this elegant triumphal arch was erected in 315 to celebrate Emperor Constantine's victory over his rival Maxentius at the Battle of Milvian Bridge.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
248503
Names
Arch of Constantine
Arco di Costantino
Materials

Timeline

315

Construction of the Arch of Constantine

315

Construction of the Arch of Constantine

Bibliography

  1. Barber, Annabel and Alta Macadam. Blue Guide Rome, 10th ed.. Blue Guides Limited of London, 2009, pp. 110-11.
  2. Claridge, Amanda. Rome: An Oxford Archaeological Guide, 2nd ed.. Oxford University Press, USA, 2010, pp. 308-12.