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AWIB-ISAW: Beneventum, Arch of Trajan (III) An inscription in Latin on the left side of the Arch of Trajan at Benevento, once the Roman town of Beneventum. The full inscription, continued in the next image, reads: IMP(peratori) CAESARI DIVI NERVAE FILIO NERVAE TRAIANO OPTIMO AUG(usto) GERMANICO DACICO PONTIF(ici) MAX(imo) TRIB(unicia) POTEST(ate) XVIII IMP(eratori) VI CO(n)S(uli) VI P(atri) P(atriae) FORTISSIMO PRINCIPI SENATUS P(opulus) Q(uo) R(omanus). Translated, it reads: To the Emperor, Caesar, Son of Divine Nerva, the most excellent Nerva Trajan Augustus Germanicus Dacicus (these two titles referencing successful campaigns in Germany and Dacia), Pontifex Maximus, with 18 years of tribunal power, seven times imperator, six times consul, father of the homeland and greatest leader of the Senate and the People of Rome. by George W. Houston (1969) copyright: 1969 George W. Houston (used with permission) photographed place: Beneventum (Benevento)

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Source Beneventum, Arch of Trajan (III)
Author Institute for the Study of the Ancient World from New York, United States of America
Camera location41° 07′ 56.81″ N, 14° 46′ 44.21″ E  Heading=67.5° Kartographer map based on OpenStreetMap.View this and other nearby images on: OpenStreetMap - Google Earthinfo


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