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ART HISTORY I
LECTURE 26: The Romans' World in Relief

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below: map of ancient Italian penninsula (click on image for larger viewing):



below: Timeline of ancient Rome (click on image for larger viewing):



below: Portrait of the Emperor Marcus Aurelius Antoninus (Caracalla), marble, 14.25" h, c. 217-230 A.D. (Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York):



below: Portrait of a Roman, size: NA, c. 230 A.D. (Ny Carlsberg Glyptothek, Copenhagen):



below: Portrait of an Emperor, from Athribis, Egypt, porphyry, just over lifesize, 3rd-4th cent. A.D.
(Cairo Museum):




below: Arch of Titus, Summa Sacra Via, Rome, stone, c. 44.3' w x 15.6' d x 50.5' h, Flavian period,
after 81 A.D.:



below: Satyr and Maenad, terracotta, 17.5"h, Augustan period, c. 31 B.C. - 14 A.D.
(Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York):




below: Dancing Warriors, stone, size: NA, late Republican period. (Vatican Museums, Rome):



below: Ara Pacis Augustae (Altar of Peace), from the Campus Martius, Rome, marble,
c. 36' w x 32' d x 15.7' h, Augustan period, 13-9 B.C.:



below: Tellus panel, from the south-east corner of the Ara Pacis Augustae, Rome, marble, 5'3" h,
Augustan period, 13-9 B.C. (Lungotevere in August, Rome):



below: Apotheosis of Sabina, from the Arco di Portogallo, Rome, marble, c. 5.5' h, Hadrianic period,
early 2nd cent. A.D. (Palazzo dei Conservatori, Capitloine Museums, Rome):




below: Apotheosis of Antoninus Pius and Faustina, from the base of the Column of Antoninus Pius,
Campus Martius, Rome, Antonine period, after 161 A.D. (Vatican museums, Rome):



below: Imperial Procession panel from the north wall of the Ara Pacis Augustae, Rome, marble, c. 5.2' h, Augustan period, 13-9 B.C. (Lungotevere in Augusta, Rome):



below: Spoils from the Temple in Jerusalem, on the south wall of the passageway of the Arch of Titus,
Summa Sacra Via, Rome, marble, 7'10" h, Flavian period, c. 81 A.D.:




below: Triumph of Titus, on the north wall of the passageway of the Arch of Titus, Summa Sacra Via, Rome, marble, 7'10" h, Flavian period, c. 81 A.D.:



below: Trajan's Column, Forum of Trajan, Rome, marble, c. 125' h x 32' dia., 112-113 A.D.:



below: Base of Trajan's Column, Forum of Trajan, Rome, marble, height of relief band: c. 50", 112-113 A.D.:



below: The Roman army crossing the Danube, detail of Trajan's Column, Forum of Trajan, Rome, marble, height of relief band: c. 50", 112-113 A.D.:



below: Detail of Trajan's Column, Forum of Trajan, Rome, marble, height of relief band: c. 50", 112-113 A.D.:



below: Detail from the Column of Marcus Aurelius, Rome, stone, height of column: c. 97',
late Empire period, c. 181 B.C.:




below: Parthian war campaigns, relief panel from the arch of Septimius Severus, Forum Romanum, Rome, stone, c. 13' h x 15.5' w, Severan period, c. 195-203 A.D.:



below: Parthian war campaigns, relief panel from the arch of Septimius Severus, Forum Romanum, Rome, stone, c. 13' h x 15.5' w, Severan period, c. 195-203 A.D.:



below: Sarcophagus of a Roman general, marble, size: NA, late Empire period, c. 190 A.D.:



below: Triumph of Septimius Severus, arch of Septimius Severus, Leptis Magna, Lybia, stone, c. 23.5' l x 4' h, Severan period, c. 203 A.D.:



below: Arch of Constantine, Rome, stone, c. 84' w x 24' d x 69' h, late Empire period, 312-315 A.D.:



below: Constantine's largito (state hand-out to the masses), frieze on the arch of Constantine, Rome, marble, size: NA, late Empire period, c. 315 A.D.:



below: Base of the obelisk of Theodosius I, in the hippodrome, Istanbul, stone, size: NA,
late Empire period, c. 378-390 A.D.:




below: Base of the obelisk of Theodosius I, in the hippodrome, Istanbul, stone, size: NA,
late Empire period, c. 378-390 A.D.:



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