ROME - Hunting Roundels from some monument of Hadrian...

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ROME: THE LATE EMPIRE Late Roman developments in art and archaeological remains: 1. Abstraction of form 2. Internalization of space Third Century: Severans (193-211) Caracalla (211-217), X-design "Third Century Crisis" Philip the Arab, Trajan Decius, Maximus the Thracian Tetrarchy: Diocles = Diocletian (284-305) Porphyry statues from San Marco (c. 300), concordia, Palace at Spalato (Split, c. 300), decumanus/cardo military architecture dominus Constantine (303-337) Colossal Statue, c. 313 Arch 312-315 CE Just west of the Colosseum Commemorates triumph of Constantine over Maxentius
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Decorated mostly with reliefs "borrowed" from other monuments of famous emperors These are called spolia Borrowed from monuments erected by or in honor of rulers from the 2nd c AD Dacian Prisoners from Forum of Trajan
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Unformatted text preview: Hunting Roundels from some monument of Hadrian Panels from an arch of Marcus Aurelius Constantine did add his own smaller panels -- long horizontal panels show style of Late Antiquity Show events surrounding Constantine's victory speech (oratio) of Constantine distribution of gifts (donatio) shows the emperor distributing money to the people of Rome upon his victory Constantine seated at center, ministers surround him Style of relief is typical of Late Antique style * short stubby figures * huge heads in proportion to their bodies * drapery folds are abstract - created by single, deep drill channels * emperor faces outward - frontality The art of the later Roman Empire from the era of Constantine onward is referred to as "Late Antique"...
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This note was uploaded on 03/26/2008 for the course ART 1300 taught by Professor Mikash,lin during the Spring '07 term at Colorado.

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