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2011 survey late_rome2

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2011 survey late_rome2

  1. 1. Rome: Late Empire<br />
  2. 2. Timeline:<br />April 21, 753 BC: legendary foundation of Rome<br />753-509 BC: Monarchy (Etruscan kings)<br />509-27 BC: Republic<br />(up to Julius Caesar)<br />27 BC-96 CE: Early Empire<br />(Augustus and Flavian dynasty)<br />96-192 CE: High Empire<br />(Trajan, Hadrian & Antonine dynasty)<br />193-337 CE: Late Empire<br />(Severan dynasty and soldier emperors up to Constantine I)<br />Model of ancient Rome<br />
  3. 3. Orestes myth Sarcophagus, mid-2nd cent. CE<br />Burial customs<br />
  4. 4. Orestes myth Sarcophagus, mid-2nd cent. CE<br />Asiatic sarcophagus from Melfi, Italy, late 2nd cent.<br />
  5. 5. Asiatic sarcophagus from Melfi, Italy, late 2nd cent.<br />
  6. 6. 2nd cent. Mummy portraits, Fayum, Egypt, encaustic on wood<br />
  7. 7. 2nd cent. Mummy portrait, Fayum, Egypt<br />Encaustic on wood, 1’4” high<br />Pompeii, 4th Style portrait of a married couple, 1stcent CE<br />
  8. 8. 3rd-century imperial portraiture<br />Portrait of Caracalla, ca. 215 CE<br /> Portrait of Trajan Decius, ca. 250 CE<br />
  9. 9. Tetrarchy under Diocletian, 284 to 305<br />
  10. 10. Church of San Marco, Venice<br /> Statue group of the Tetrarchs, <br /> today displayed at San Marco<br /> Porphyry, 4’3” high<br />
  11. 11. Reconstruction showing how the statues were set up at the Philadelphion in Constantinople. <br />
  12. 12. Palace of Diocletian, Split, Croatia<br />Ca. 300 CE<br />
  13. 13. Palace of Diocletian, Split, Croatia<br />Ca. 300 CE<br />
  14. 14. Asiatic sarcophagus from Melfi, Italy, late 2nd cent.<br />Palace of Diocletian, Split, Croatia<br />
  15. 15. Tetrarchy under Diocletian, 284 to 305,<br />And the rise of Constantine<br />Coin of Constantine I<br />
  16. 16. Rome, Arch of Constantine, 312-315<br />
  17. 17. Arch of Titus, Rome, 81 CE<br />Rome, Arch of Constantine, 312-315<br />
  18. 18. Diagram of the Arch of Constantine. The colors indicate the dating of the decorative elements.<br />
  19. 19. Rome, Arch of Constantine, detail<br />
  20. 20. Frieze from the arch of Constantine: Constantine distributing largesse <br />
  21. 21. Rome, Arch of Constantine, detail<br />

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