Titus has been a great ruler of Rome. After his death, his brother Domitian, who now the ruler had the Arch built for Titus.
Building work started in 82 AD and finished in 85 AD when there was a big party to the end of the work.
Titus was the old Roman ruler. He was the first person to become the ruler after the death of his father.
Before Titus, there had always been battles to become the ruler, or the Senate decided it – the people who made the laws for Rome and Italy at the time.
When Titus became the ruler, he had lots of fights with people who he felt were enemies of Rome. Titus won a lot of these fights, and to the Roman, he was a hero.
After Titus died, his brother became the ruler of Rome. Domitian wanted to remember his brother, and so he had the Arch of Titus built.
The Arch is in Rome and can still be seen today. It was built on what was once the main street into the city.
For many years after it was made, Roman soldiers would walk through the Arch on their way back from winning battles.
When the Arch of Titus was first built, it was made from marble. It is also thought that the letters on the arch were made from gold or were painted with gold.
The gold letters have now faded.
Around 1821, the Titus Arch needed to be fixed. This meant that some of the marble walls were replaced with another stone called Limestone.
Limestone is good because it is as strong as marble and can last for a long time. But, limestone is much cheaper than marble.
The Titus Arch has lots of stone carvings or art dug into the walls. One of the pictures is of Titus in his battle with Jerusalem.
Titus won this fight, and it was thought to be a great victory for the Romans. The other picture was of Titus when he was crowned as the ruler of Rome. In this picture, he is seen riding a chariot, which was a cart with two wheels that was pulled along by a horse.