First Style (Masonry)
- blocks of stone stuck in the wall
- painted concrete walls
Second Style (Narrative)
- use of perspective (atmospheric)
- fading of details
- decorated walls with delicate linear fantasies sketched on monochromatic backgrounds.
- solid color background
- small scene
- delicate architecture
Fourth Style (Combo/Portraiture)
An ancient Roman town-city near modern Naples in the Italian region of Campania.
A method of presenting an illusion of the three-dimensional world on a twodimensional surface.
The round central opening of a dome. Also, a small round window in a Gothic cathedral.
A hollowed out area in a ceiling.
The artistic preference of contemporary everyday subject matter instead of the heroic or legendary in art and literature; a form of realism.
The theme of Caesar Augustus' regime, which tried to restore military and civic pride to Rome after a period of weakness, insability and civil war.
A form of government in which affairs of state are a "public matter", not the private concern of the rulers.
Relates to an empire, emperor, or the concept of imperialism.
The nickname for the Flavian amphitheater in Rome.
Called the Colosseum because of the nearly forty feet tall bronze statue of Nero.
A medium of painting in which color pigments are suspended in pots of hot wax.
The source of some famous death masks or mummy portraits painted during the Roman occupation of the area.