Leaf 60 - Arcus L. Septimii Severi Ad Radices Capitolii
Andrea Fei, Roma, 1625
Rome (Italy) -- Antiquities.
Rome (Italy) -- Buildings, structures, etc.
Arch of Septimius Severus
Severus, Lucius Septimius, Emperor of Rome, 146-211.
The Arch of Septimius Severus. This large and well preserved arch is in the Roman Forum. It was erected in 203 AD to honor Emperor Septimus Sevrius and his sons, Geta and Caracalla. The reliefs on the arch illustrate Severus's victories over the Parthians. When Caracalla succeeded his father, he had his brother killed and erased Geta's name from the monument.
The verso of this leaf contains text in three languages with page title in Italian: Arco di Settimio Severo.
Leaf 60 Recto and Verso
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Page 28.5 x 21 cm.
Image 23.5 x 17.75 cm.
Engraving on paper
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