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4th century Christian art<br />
Jonah Sarcophagus, Rome, 3rd century, 2’x8’<br />Lateran museum, Vatican<br />
Jonah Sarcophagus, Rome, late 3rd century, 2’x8’<br />Lateran museum, Vatican<br />Images from the story of Jonah in a Chr...
Jonah Sarcophagus, Rome, late 3rd century, 2’x8’<br />Lateran museum, Vatican<br />Orestes myth Sarcophagus, mid-2nd cent....
Sarcophagus of JuniusBassus, Rome, 359<br />
Sarcophagus of JuniusBassus, Rome, 359<br />Asiatic sarcophagus, late 2nd cent.<br />
Sarcophagus of <br />JuniusBassus, Rome, 359<br />Frieze from the Arch of Constantine, Rome 315: Emperor Constantine distr...
Sarcophagus of JuniusBassus, Rome, 359<br />
Christ seated, from Civita Latina, ca. 350<br />
“Old” St. Peter’s Basilica, Rome, ca. 319<br />reconstruction drawing<br />
“Old” St. Peter’s Basilica, Rome, ca. 319<br />reconstruction drawing<br />New St. Peter’s Basilica today, begun in 16th c...
Plan<br />Medieval sketch showing Old Saint Peter’s Basilica, Rome. <br />
Basilica Nova(Basilica of Constantine), Rome ca. 315<br />Medieval sketch showing Old Saint Peter’s Basilica, Rome, built ...
Basilica Nova(Basilica of Constantine), Rome ca. 315<br />Medieval sketch showing Old Saint Peter’s Basilica, Rome, built ...
Interior of Santa Sabina, Rome, 422-432<br />
Santa Costanza (Mausoleum of Constanza), Rome, 337-351<br />
Santa Costanza, Rome, 337-351<br />
Santa Costanza, Rome, 337-351: Mosaics in the ambulatory<br />
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  1. 1. 4th century Christian art<br />
  2. 2. Jonah Sarcophagus, Rome, 3rd century, 2’x8’<br />Lateran museum, Vatican<br />
  3. 3. Jonah Sarcophagus, Rome, late 3rd century, 2’x8’<br />Lateran museum, Vatican<br />Images from the story of Jonah in a Christian cubiculum at the Catacomb of Saints Peter and Marcellinus, Rome, early 4th cent.<br />
  4. 4. Jonah Sarcophagus, Rome, late 3rd century, 2’x8’<br />Lateran museum, Vatican<br />Orestes myth Sarcophagus, mid-2nd cent. CE<br />
  5. 5. Sarcophagus of JuniusBassus, Rome, 359<br />
  6. 6. Sarcophagus of JuniusBassus, Rome, 359<br />Asiatic sarcophagus, late 2nd cent.<br />
  7. 7. Sarcophagus of <br />JuniusBassus, Rome, 359<br />Frieze from the Arch of Constantine, Rome 315: Emperor Constantine distributing largesse <br />
  8. 8. Sarcophagus of JuniusBassus, Rome, 359<br />
  9. 9. Christ seated, from Civita Latina, ca. 350<br />
  10. 10. “Old” St. Peter’s Basilica, Rome, ca. 319<br />reconstruction drawing<br />
  11. 11. “Old” St. Peter’s Basilica, Rome, ca. 319<br />reconstruction drawing<br />New St. Peter’s Basilica today, begun in 16th cent.<br />
  12. 12. Plan<br />Medieval sketch showing Old Saint Peter’s Basilica, Rome. <br />
  13. 13. Basilica Nova(Basilica of Constantine), Rome ca. 315<br />Medieval sketch showing Old Saint Peter’s Basilica, Rome, built ca. 319. <br />
  14. 14. Basilica Nova(Basilica of Constantine), Rome ca. 315<br />Medieval sketch showing Old Saint Peter’s Basilica, Rome, built ca. 319. <br />Basilica has 3 different meanings:<br />Functional: A Roman public building, i.e. tribunal hall of an emperor, a law court, or public marketplace.<br />Functional: A Christian church serving as the cathedral church of a bishop.<br />Architectural: a roofed hall with 3 or more aisles, with an apse at one end. The central aisle (nave) is higher than the flanking aisles, allowing for a clerestory.<br />
  15. 15. Interior of Santa Sabina, Rome, 422-432<br />
  16. 16. Santa Costanza (Mausoleum of Constanza), Rome, 337-351<br />
  17. 17. Santa Costanza, Rome, 337-351<br />
  18. 18. Santa Costanza, Rome, 337-351: Mosaics in the ambulatory<br />

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