Porta Nigra

Porta Nigra

The impressive "Black Gate" in Trier is a 2nd-century Roman city gate. It owes its survival to early use by a revered hermit monk and subsequent transformation into a two-story church.

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248722
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Porta Nigra
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Timeline

c. 180 CE

Construction of the Porta Nigra

Bibliography

  1. Official Website of the Porta Nigra. Web. Accessed 1 Nov. 2016. <http://www.trier.de/>