a) denarius of Octavian b) c.36bce c) silver d) Rome? e) depicts the Curia Julia, which was started by JC and finished by Aug, propaganda of Aug as a benefactor of the SPQR, connects him yet again to JC, refers to his architectural legacy
Temple of Vesta, Rome
With this beautiful image of Rome, we get to see the Colosseum as it is still under construction.
a) tomb of Eurysaces the baker b) late 1st cent.bce c) travertine facing w/concrete core d) junction of Via Labicana & Via Praenestina (aka Porto Maggiore), Rome e) unique design with no parallel in elite tombs; tomb of a baker and his wife, Atista; design highly debated but probably relates to baking; frieze shows baking ritual in a plebiean style of art which is distinct from imperial style (more archaic looking, everyday life)
Temple of Portunus, Rome - recently restored & reopened
Wk 9 (limestone) Arch of Tiberius, Orange, France, c 25 CE -3 arcuaded bays -upper attic - battle w Gauls lower attic = bits that elide to naval battle -roman power on land and see as well as victory over gauls -short ends of arches - sea monsters -also depcitions of shields and swords on spandrels spandrel attic roundels - arch terminology
The Triumph of Emperor Marcus Aurelius, Roman relief (marble), from the Triumphal Arch of the Emperor, 2nd century AD, (Palazzo dei Conservatori, Rome).
a) denarius of Octavian b) before 31bce c) silver d) Rome e) portrait w/thunderbolts; portrait with with a Victory on a sella curulis (= the special chair); referring to how he rebuilt the temple to Jupiter Feretrius (Jupiter Thunderer, roughly)