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1

What sort of architecture did the Etruscans favor?

Masonry architecture

2

List facts of the Etruscans from your handouts

Origins are a mystery, vitality in art, monarchy period in Roman history, Masonry Architecture, Pre-Roman figurative Art, development Atrium houses (seen in Rome), Preferred clay and bronze, and lack of political unity allows Romans to take over.

3

What is a tumulus?

Etruscan Tomb

4

T or F: Etruscan women had a measure of independence and freedom

True

5

What two brothers are part of the founding story of Rome?

Romulus and Remus

6

T or F: The monarchy period in Roman history is after the late empire period

False, the monarchy period is when the Etruscans are present

7

What was the most common Etruscan painting technique?

Fresco

8

Where does Rome shine in its achievements?

Law, Government, and Engineering

9

T or F: An artist was a servant to the state

True

10

What are the three types of second style painting?

Architectural, Landscape, and Perspective

11

What are the time periods of Rome?

Roman Republic period, Early Empire Period, High Empire Period, and Late Empire Period

12

Name the only religious architecture in the Roman Republic Period

Temple of Fortuna Virillis

13

What is a Domas and an Atrium?

Domas=single family home
Atrium=Rectangular, open air, "reception hall" of a domus

14

What is the difference between a compluvium and an impluvium?

Compluvium=Rectangular opening in the ceiling
Impluvium=Basin in the floor

15

What is the purpose of having cupid on the sculpture of Augustus of Primaporta?

To show Augustus is connected to the Gods

16

What are the two civil architecture builds in the Early Empire period?

Pont Du Gard and The Colosseum

17

What are the two commemorative monuments during both the Early Empire Period and Late Empire Period?

Arch of Titus and Arch of Constantine

18

What Greek sculpture is the basis of Augustus of Primaporta?

Doryphoros

19

What are double theaters placed together called?

Amphitheater

20

What characteristics of the Pantheon helps it be the largest unobstructed space in antiquity?

Coffered Dome and Oculus

21

What two pieces of sculpture take content over form?

Column of Trajun and The Tetrarchs

22

T or F: Both the arch of Titus and arch of Constantine are commemorative monuments

True

23

With the concept of the rules (Tetrarchs) presented in the sculpture rather than the rules them selves, the idealism of classical Greece...

Had vanished

24

What Year did Christianity become legal and what year did it become the official religion of Rome?

313 CE and 325 CE