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Unformatted text preview: Next to the statue of Nero, the colossus of Nero 3 Layers of colonnade Roman Doric Lowest layer Ionic Order Pedestals Second layer Corinthian Order 3 rd level Reason for 3 layers is beauty through proportion: Vitruvius Every piece in building is in proportion to the base. Romans approached their conduct in the way that you should never leave anything to chance. Forum Romanum, Rome, Italy, 1 st Century B.C. 4 th century A.D. Merely a symbolic entity used as a public space Became the focus of imperial expansion Forum Trajan (largest), 113 A.D. Takes the distinct parts and brings them under one roof, subjects them to one axis of symmetry, everything is calculated, everything has its place Propaganda Forum of Augustus...
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