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- Complete your review with the Art and Architecture of Ancient Rome chapter exam.
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Students Will Review:
This chapter summarizes the material students need to know about the art and architecture of ancient Rome for a standard art history course. Topics covered include:
- Architects of ancient Rome
- Many more ancient Rome art and architecture concepts
1. Ancient Roman Architects
The Romans were obsessed with building, so architects played a major role in Roman society. In this lesson, we'll focus on a few major Roman architects and see how they contributed to this ancient civilization.
2. Analysis of the Equestrian Statue of Marcus Aurelius
Marcus Aurelius was one of Rome's great emperors, so it's not surprising that there's some great artwork of him. In this lesson, we'll check out the emperor's equestrian statue and see what it tells us about Rome at that time.
3. Ancient Greek & Roman Hippodromes: Definition, History & Architecture
What kind of sporting events happened in ancient Greece and Rome? Where were they held? In this lesson, learn about Greek and Roman hippodromes and explore their history and architecture.
4. Earliest Forms of Dry Stone Construction
Rocks and stones can be effective building material. But what can you make with them? In this lesson we'll explore some of the earliest forms and examples of dry stone construction.
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Other chapters within the Art, Music, and Architecture Around the World course
- Renaissance Art & Architecture
- Religious Art, Music & Architecture
- Musical Genres
- Music from the Classical Period
- Art Genres
- Art & Architecture of the Ancient Middle East
- Art & Architecture of Ancient Africa
- Art & Architecture in the Americas
- Art & Architecture in Ancient Asia
- Ancient South American Art & Architecture
- Art & Architecture in Ancient Greece
- Architectural Themes
- Art & Architecture of Europe
- Art of the Neoclassical Period
- Carving, Woodcuts & Woodblock Printing
- Glass in Art & Architecture