Lecture_notes_up_to_quiz_1

Lecture_notes_up_to_quiz_1 - Lecture 1 Roman Architecture...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–3. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Lecture 1. Roman Architecture is seen in buildings like the Jefferson Memorial Romans imitators of the Greeks o Slight differences, such as raised temples that could only be accessed from certain  entrances Rome was a melting pot, let people keep their cultural identities, didn’t force much on the  ones they conquered and allowed into the Roman Empire. o Peculium – slaves get allowance to eventually buy back their freedom, slaves usually  enslaved for 10 yrs. Gallic invasion of Rome in 390 BC, left many Roman records destroyed/lost. Most of early Rome was agriculturally based (85-90%) lived in the country. Lecture 2.  The Etruscans Most advanced civilization prior to Romans, centered around Tuscany o Not replicated anywhere else, were unique in the Mediterranean. o Looked to Greece for many things Cultural and religious diffusion from Greece. Romans were not cultural imperialists o A blending of Greek Gods with their own Gods Herodotus – Father of history o Etruscans came from Asia Minor (namely Turkey). o Role of women very pronounced – metronymic (families got their names from  mother). Women represented in statues Religion
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
o Natural phenomenon, the world, and the flight of birds Ischia – micro society, hybrid civilization (from the east) Villanovans – Iron Age civilization that the Etruscans exploit o Cremation After the Etruscans intermingled with the Villanovans they picked up cremations as a common burial ritual. 3 Centuries later the rise of the Romans push the Etruscans out.
Background image of page 2
Image of page 3
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

Page1 / 6

Lecture_notes_up_to_quiz_1 - Lecture 1 Roman Architecture...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 3. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online