Week 3 Discussion 1
Read/review the following resources for this activity:
Textbook: Chapter 6
Minimum of 1 scholarly source (in addition to the textbook)
Initial Post Instructions
This week you will read about architecture. The lesson includes information on Roman
architecture, which was greatly influenced by the Greeks and Etruscans.
Locate at least two architectural works that were influenced by Greco-Roman architecture. These
can be from any time period after the Greco-Roman period but should be from different periods
themselves (e.g., one from Renaissance and one from Baroque). Then address the following:
What is the function of each structure?
According to Jacobus and Martin (2019), architects would traditionally make their buildings in
ways that would reveal to others the function or use of the building.
The Field Museum is a natural history museum that was built to exhibit collections of natural
wonders and cultural artifacts that originally started from a collection of items that was on