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was a ceremony in ancient Rome
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, in which an emperor
The Roman emperor was the ruler of the Roman State during the imperial period . The Romans had no single term for the office although at any given time, a given title was associated with the emperor...
was formally welcomed into a city either during a progress or after a military campaign, often (but not always) Rome. The term is also used to refer to artistic depicitions (usually in relief sculpture) of such ceremonies. Its 'opposite' is the profectio
The profectio is a convention in ancient Roman relief sculpture, depicting an emperor formally setting out from Rome, especially to begin a military campaign. Its 'opposite' is the adventus.-External links:*...