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(39—81 ad) Roman emperor 79–81

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(ad 39–81),

Roman emperor, son of Vespasian. In 70 he ended a revolt in Judaea with the conquest of Jerusalem; he fell in love with the Jewish Queen Berenice, daughter of Herod Agrippa, who accompanied him back to Rome, although he was forced by the disapproval of his own people to send her away.

Arch of Titus a triumphal arch, commemorating the capture of Jerusalem by Titus, erected in the Forum at Rome by Titus's brother and successor Domitian.

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