Flashcards in Etruscans and Rome Facts Deck (24)
What sort of architecture did the Etruscans favor?
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.
What is a tumulus?
T or F: Etruscan women had a measure of independence and freedom
What two brothers are part of the founding story of Rome?
Romulus and Remus
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
What was the most common Etruscan painting technique?
Where does Rome shine in its achievements?
Law, Government, and Engineering
T or F: An artist was a servant to the state
What are the three types of second style painting?
Architectural, Landscape, and Perspective
What are the time periods of Rome?
Roman Republic period, Early Empire Period, High Empire Period, and Late Empire Period
Name the only religious architecture in the Roman Republic Period
Temple of Fortuna Virillis
What is a Domas and an Atrium?
Domas=single family home
Atrium=Rectangular, open air, "reception hall" of a domus
What is the difference between a compluvium and an impluvium?
Compluvium=Rectangular opening in the ceiling
Impluvium=Basin in the floor
What is the purpose of having cupid on the sculpture of Augustus of Primaporta?
To show Augustus is connected to the Gods
What are the two civil architecture builds in the Early Empire period?
Pont Du Gard and The Colosseum
What are the two commemorative monuments during both the Early Empire Period and Late Empire Period?
Arch of Titus and Arch of Constantine
What Greek sculpture is the basis of Augustus of Primaporta?
What are double theaters placed together called?
What characteristics of the Pantheon helps it be the largest unobstructed space in antiquity?
Coffered Dome and Oculus
What two pieces of sculpture take content over form?
Column of Trajun and The Tetrarchs
T or F: Both the arch of Titus and arch of Constantine are commemorative monuments
With the concept of the rules (Tetrarchs) presented in the sculpture rather than the rules them selves, the idealism of classical Greece...