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Podcast Episode 78: The Arch of Titus


Welcome back to Accessible Art History: The Podcast! This week's episode is about the Arch of Titus. It is an a testament to a triumph in Roman history, but a dark day in Judaism. So, to learn more about it, click here to listen or download on your favorite platform. If you enjoy the episode, please consider leaving a rate and review!


 

Arch of Titus - Front View

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Portrait bust of Emperor Titus

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South inner panel relief showing the procession of sacred, Jewish objects.

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North inner panel showing Titus in his triumphant procession

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Dedicatory Inscription

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Sources


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arch_of_Titus


https://www.britannica.com/biography/Titus


https://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/the-great-revolt-66-70-ce


https://www.worldhistory.org/article/823/the-great-jewish-revolt-of-66-ce/


https://www.worldhistory.org/Triumphal_Arch/


https://medium.com/@sightseeingtoursitaly/when-was-the-arch-of-titus-constructed-308e2a28e737


https://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/neoc_1/hd_neoc_1.htm






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