The town of Orange is considered to have been built as a settlement for veteran soldiers, and its Arch of Triumph on the Via Agrippa was also believed to honour these veterans of the Gallic wars. It bore a first inscription with the Roman name of Orange: the Colonia Firma Julia Secundanorum Arausio.

The Arch is thought to have been later renovated under Emperor Tiberius to celebrate the victories over the German tribes. On the north façade of the Arch, you will find cramp holes on which bronze letterings used to be. It is thought to be a second inscription, a dedication to Tiberius. The letterings have since been lost and attempts to guess what this inscription might be have been unsuccessful so far.

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