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  Flavius Sabinus Vespasianus Titus - LoveToKnow 1911
FLAVIUS SABINUS VESPASIANUS TITUS, Roman emperor from A.D. 79-81, son of the emperor Vespasian, was born on the 30th of December A.D. 40 (or 41).
In 68 he was sent by his father to congratulate the newly proclaimed emperor, Galba; but, hearing of Galba's death and of the general confusion in the Roman world, he returned to Palestine, having in the meantime consulted the oracle of the Paphian Venus and received a favourable answer.
The forebodings of the people were agreeably disappointed, for Titus put an end to prosecutions for high treason, and the delatores (informers) were scourged and expelled from the city.
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 Roman Emperors - DIR Titus
Titus was born on 30 December A.D. 39 in Rome, one of three children of Vespasian, Roman emperor (A.D. 69-79), and Domitilla I, daughter of a treasury clerk.
Titus spent the winter of A.D. 70 touring the East with a splendid retinue of legionaries and prisoners, presumably to provide a public display of Flavian military prowess and to underscore the consequences of rebellion against his father by the punishments inflicted on Jewish prisoners.
Titus was the beneficiary of considerable intelligence and talent, endowments that were carefully cultivated at every step of his career, from his early education to his role under his father's principate.
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 Arch of Titus - Biocrawler
The Arch of Titus is a triumphal arch with a single arched opening, located on the Summa Sacra Via to the west of the Forum in Rome.
The soffit of the archway is deeply coffered with a relief of the apotheosis of Titus at the center.
The soffit of the arch depicts the apotheosis of Titus.
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 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Titus was the second emperor of the Flavian dynasty, which ruled the Roman Empire between 69 and 96, encompassing the reigns of Titus's father Vespasian (69–79), Titus himself (79–81) and his younger brother Domitian (81–96).
Titus, of the same surname as his father, was the delight and darling of the human race; such surpassing ability had he, by nature, art, or good fortune, to win the affections of all men, and that, too, which is no easy task, while he was emperor.
The Triumph of Titus and Vespasian by Giulio Romano (1540).
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 The Arch of Titus
he Arch of Titus is situated at the highest point of the Via Sacra and is the monumental entry to the Roman Forum.
The arch was built by the Senate to celebrate the victory of Titus and Vespasian against the Jews and the destruction of Jerusalem in 70 AD.
Although the reliefs of the arch of Titus are in a regrettable state, they can still be considered as the highest expression of the illusionist style.
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 e. The High Empire. 2001. The Encyclopedia of World History
He celebrated a triumph in 71, which is commemorated on the Arch of Titus in Rome.
Titus, though a senator, was made praetorian prefect, a post hitherto equestrian.
TITUS Flavius Vespasianus, who was co-ruler with his father, succeeded on the death of Vespasian (June 23).
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 Titus
Titus was born in Rome as the elder son of the future emperor Vespasian and Domitilla the Elder.
In addition to his arch (not to be confused with the Arch of Titus constructed under Domitian shortly after his death), he also essentially completed the Colosseum, and built his namesake baths on the former site of Nero's Domus Aurea.
Titus was emperor during the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 and the consequent destruction of life and property in the cities and resort communities around the Bay of Naples, such as Pompeii and Herculaneum.
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 Titus - Encyclopedia.com
Son of Emperor Vespasian, Titus was closely associated with his father in military campaigns, and after AD 71 he acted as coruler with the emperor.
Although Titus was not friendly with his brother and successor, Domitian, there is no reason to believe the rumor that it was Domitian who arranged his death.
The Arch of Titus, now restored and standing outside the ancient entrance to the Palatine, was erected by Domitian to commemorate Titus' conquest of Jerusalem.
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  Pictorial Library of Bible Lands, Rome, Photo CD
Arches of Constantine and Titus fr Colosseum, tb q112002.jpg
Arch of Severus and Julia Curia, tb q112102.jpg
Arch of Severus, Temple of Saturn, tb n012001.jpg
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 Kids.Net.Au - Encyclopedia > Arch of Titus
The Arch of Titus is an arch with a single opening, located on the western side of the Forum in Rome.
It was constructed in 81 CE, following the death of the emperor Titus (born 41, emperor 79-81).
The arch commemorates Titus' capture of Jerusalem in 70 CE, which effectively terminated the Jewish War which had begun in 66 (the Romans did not achieve complete victory until the fall of Masada in 72 CE); on its walls are reliefs of the emperor and spoils from the Temple.
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 ArtLex on Arch
Arch of Titus, in the Forum of Rome, built in 81 CE to commemorate the capture of Jerusalem.
The arch is carved with relief sculptures of the victory in Jeruselum.
Arches may take different shapes, as in the pointed Gothic arch, the rounded Roman or Romanesque arch, or the stilted Islamic arch, but all require support from other arches or buttresses.
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 The Arch of Titus (81)
It was constructed by the emperor Domitian shortly after the death of his brother Titus (born AD 41, emperor 79-81), commemorating the capture and sack of Jerusalem in 70, which effectively terminated the Jewish War begun in 66 (although the Romans did not achieve complete victory until the fall of Masada in 73).
The Arch of Titus was built in 81 C.E. by the Emperor Domitian, the brother of Titus, to commemorate the victory over the Jewish revolt and the destruction of the Temple in Jerusalem.
It is a triple arch erected by the east end of the Circus Maximus by the Senate in 81 AD, in honour of Titus and his capture of Jerusalem in the First Jewish-Roman War.
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  Titus' Arch, Emperor Titus' Triumphal Arch in the Roman Forum - Rome Italy
The Arch of Titus or in latin "Arcus Titi" was erected in 81 CE after Titus' death to commemorate his victory in Judea in 70 CE.
The hunger did the worst part of the job: sons died before parents, rebels killed people for a piece of bread and those who managed to flee from the city once arrived to the Roman field immediately died after eating as their stomaches were not accostumed anymore to the food.
The Arch of Titus or in latin "Arcus Titi" was erected on the "Via Sacra" in 81 CE after Titus' death to commemorate his victory in Judea in 70 CE.
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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Arch of Titus
The opposite side of the Arch of Titus received new inscriptions after it was restored during the pontificate of Pope Pius VII by Giuseppe Valadier in 1821.
Titus was born on 30 December A.D. 39 in Rome, one of three children of Vespasian, Roman emperor (A.D. 69-79), and Domitilla I, daughter of a treasury clerk.
The soffit of the arch depicts the apotheosis of Titus.
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 Arch of Titus, Rome
The Arch of Titus is one of two remaining arches on the Forum Romanum.
Titus captured Jerusalem in AD 70 with four legions and the revolt was completely crushed after the fall of the Masada fortress in AD 72.
The 15m high arch is located at the Forum Romanum, at the highest point of the Via Sacra.
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 Arch of Titus - Picture - MSN Encarta
In 70 ad Titus, later emperor of Rome, commanded the Roman armies that destroyed Jerusalem.
Shown here is a relief from the Arch of Titus, which was erected to commemorate Titus’s victory.
This portion of the relief work depicts Roman soldiers removing treasures from the Second Temple, which was razed along with the rest of Jerusalem.
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 News | TimesDaily.com | TimesDaily | Florence, Alabama (AL)
It was constructed by the emperor Domitian shortly after the death of his older brother Titus (born AD 41, emperor 79-81), commemorating the capture and sack of Jerusalem in 70, which effectively terminated the Jewish War begun in 66 (although the Romans did not achieve complete victory until the fall of Masada in 73).
The Arch of Titus is arranged in five bays with an ABA rhythm, the side bays perpendicular to the central axial arch.
Willie Wind used the bas-relief of the arch as for its representation of the seven-branches chandelier from the Temple in Jerusalem in his proposal for the coat of arms of Israel.
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 Arch of Titus
The arch of Titus is located at the opposite end of the forum from the arch of Septimius Severus.
Titus was the emperor that had sacked the great Jewish temple in Jerusalem.
On the inside of the left leg of this arch, there is a well known sculpture of Romans carrying away a Jewish menorah.
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 Essential World Architecture Images- ROME- Arch of Titus
The Arch of Titus is a triumphal arch with a single arched opening, located on the Via Sacra just to the south-east of the Forum in Rome.
In a later era, it was the place of a yearly oath of loyalty, forced by the Pope on the Jews of the Roman Ghetto.
In 81 A.D., the Senate erected a triple arch in honour of Titus and his capture of Jerusalem by the East end of the Circus Maximus, on the opposite side of the Palatine.
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The Forum lies to the West of the Arch of Titus, while to the east at the bottom of the Sacra Via sits the Colosseum and the Arch of Constantine.
The Arch of Titus is very well known and formed a blue print for many such arches built subsequently since the 16C, including Marble Arch and Wellington Arch in London and the Arc de Triumphe in Paris.
The Arch of Titus is a victory monument to celebrate the end of the Jewish Wars.
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 Arch of Titus
The arch commemorates Titus' capture and sack of Jerusalem in 70, which effectively terminated the Jewish War which had begun in 66 (the Romans did not achieve complete victory until the fall of Masada in 72).
(as it appeared in the 18th century, etching by Piranesi) was based on the Arch of Titus.
The lost bas reliefs originally gave the Arch of Titus a comparable rich surface.]] The soffit of the archway is deeply coffered with a relief of the apotheosis of Titus at the center.
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 Archaeologia: Forum Romanum: The Arch of Titus
This arch was erected to commemorate and celebrate the victory of Titus Flavius Vespasianus (son and later successor of emperor Vespasianus) over the Jews and the capture and sack of Jerusalem in 70 CE.
Titus is crowned with laurels by the goddess Victoria or Roma and to the right of the chariot, we can see a male figure in toga, probably the Genius Senatus and a half naked male figure, the Genius Populi Romani.
These panels and the whole arch, for that matter, were of course painted in antiquity and the whole setting, simple and robust as it may have been, certainly must have been a splendidly looking piece of art as much in those days as it is now.
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 Arches   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Arch of Titus, Rome, 81 A.D.: View from the Roman forum.
Arch of Titus, Rome, 81 A.D.: Titus in triumphal chariot, crowned by figure of victory.
Arch of Titus, Rome, 81 A.D.: The spoils of Jerusalem, including the seven-branched candlestick from the temple, carried in procession during the victory.
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 JewishEncyclopedia.com - TITUS, ARCH OF:   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A triumphal arch erected at Rome in honor of the emperor Titus and in celebration of his victory over the Jews.
One, on the Colosseum side, shows Titus, crowned by Victory, standing upright in a car drawn by four horses and conducted by a female personifying the city of Rome.
The third bas-relief, under the vault, exhibits Titus sitting on an eagle, as he appears on the medals struck to consecrate his apotheosis.
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 Ohr Somayach :: Chanukah :: Titus' Arch
The source for this image is the Arch of Titus, erected around 81 CE to commemorate the Roman triumph over the Jewish insurrection.
On that arch we can see a meticulously detailed relief of the spoils of Jerusalem's Temple being carried through the streets of Rome, and the Menorah is perhaps the most prominent of the treasures.
There are many factors that testify to the authenticity of the depiction in Titus' arch: In general, Roman triumphal arches were designed as historical documents and towards that end strove to be as accurate as possible.
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