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Tuscan and Ancient Roman Art

Pax Romana is the age of Roman peace after the ruler Augustus of Primaporta

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What happened in 509 BCE?

The Etruscan civilization fell

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Verisim

exaggerated characteristics of people’s face
Valued Wisdom and age. That’s why people look wrinkled.

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Apotheosis

shows the subject matter as a divine figure

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Etruscan art

Apotheosis and Verism were characteristics of the Etruscan Art
Death was celebrated not mourned

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Roman art materials...

Romans used concrete for their main material

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Dancers and Diners

Made by the Etruscans
Tomb painting
Explained the Etruscan civilization

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Reclining Couple on a Sarcophagus

Made by Etruscans
Archaic Smile
Reminds us of Archaic Greek Work
Terra cotta

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Flavian Amphitheater (Colosseum)


Imperial roman Period
Vespasian commissioned it

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Forum of Trajan

Market of Trajan is located in the Forum of Trajan.
Libraries, column of Trajan, temple, and basilica opia were all parts of the forum

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Basillica Opia

Function of Basilica was for governmental purposes, #Secular

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Pantheon

Has a Pediment
Hole inside is called the oculus.
Rotunda: Term for round building.
Sphere fits inside the rotunda


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Arch of Constantine

Constantine took elements from other triumphal arts and took them.
Example of triumphal arches
Triple barrel vault