Trajan's Column is a Roman triumphal column in Rome, Italy, that commemorates Roman emperor Trajan's victory in the Dacian Wars ( Romanian ancestors). Completed in AD 113, the freestanding column is most famous for its spiral bas relief, which artistically describes the epic wars between the Romans and Dacians (101–102 and 105–106).
Tempietto, Roma, [photo- via style saloniste] Donato Bramante (1444- 1515) This little temple is a martyia (a building that commemorates a martyrdom) that marks the traditional site of Saint Peter's crucifixion. Perhaps, Renaissance Italy's most perfect expression of classical order and harmony.
Temple of Vesta, Roman Forum. The temple was the storehouse for the legal wills and documents of Roman Senators and cult objects such as the Palladium. The Palladium was a statue of Athena (Roman Minerva) believed to have been brought by Aeneas from Troy.
The Arch of Constantine is a triumphal arch in Rome, situated between the Colosseum and the Palatine Hill. It was erected by the Roman Senate to commemorate Constantine I's victory over Maxentius at the Battle of Milvian Bridge on October 28, 312 AD. Rome, Italy