Art History 6a Week 10

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    Maison Carée, Nimes, detail of the Corinthian Order, c. 20 AD

    • -Corinthian capitals
    • -set on a high podium
    • -front entrance, walls pushed out to meet engaged columns
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    2. Maison Carée, Nimes, c. 20 AD, Detail

    -Corinthian capital is evident
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    "Ludovisi Sarcophagus" (Romans and Barbarians), Rome, c. AD 260

    • -Chaotic scene of battle between Romans and barbarians
    • -Emotive figures reject Classical perspective
    • -Very popular for Christian burials
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    "Dying Barbarian" from "Ludovisi Sarcophagus"

    • -You can see the emotion and emotiveness in his face
    • -Rejection of Classical perspective in the use of floating ground lines
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    Aula Palatina (Basilica), Trier (Germany), Roman, Late Imperial period, c. 310 AD

    • -Flat, wooden, coffered ceiling
    • -Large windows provided illumination
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    Aula Palatina (Basilica), Trier (Germany), Roman, Late Imperial period, c. 310 AD

    • -Constantine's new palace complex
    • -Lead-framed panes of glass
    • -Brick exterior is typical of later Roman architecture
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    Decomanus Maximus and the Great Triumphal Arch, Timgad (North Africa)
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    Timgad (North Africa), aerial view, founded in AD 100
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    Timgad (North Africa), city plan, founded in AD 100

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     Djemila (Cuicul), aerial view, 2nd century AD
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    Temple of Venus (axonometric drawing), Baalbek (Heliopolis), c. 220-240 AD
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    Palace of Diocletian (model), Split (Spalato), c. 300-305 AD

    • -Well-fortified suburban palace with watch towers
    • -Within the high walls are two avenues intersected in the palace center were the city forums would have been situated
    • -Contained a Temple of Jupiter
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    Bust of Decius (Anarchic Period), c.250 AD

    • -Old man with bags under his eyes and a sad expression in his eyes which glance away nervously
    • -Knows he cannot restore order in this out of control world
    • -Shows the anguished soul of a man
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    Basilica Nova/Constantine, Rome, exterior, c. 310 AD

    • -Constantine's image dominated the interior of the basilica
    • -the vaults also buttressed the groin vaults of the nave
    • -the walls and floor were richly marbled
    • -Clerestory windows
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    Lepcis Magna, plan
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    Lepcis Magna, Severan Forum and Basilica, plan, c. 195 AD
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    Lepcis Magna, Severan Forum, Temple of Septimius Severus, restoration
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    Lepcis Magna, Severan Forum and Basilica, view
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    Lepcis Magna, Severan Basilica, restoration
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    Ephesus, "Temple of Hadrian"
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    Ephesus, Library of Celsus and Plaza, 2nd century AD
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    Ephesus, Library of Celsus, restored facade, detail
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