Lecture 5 - Roman II I. Forum of Trajan a. Column of Trajan...

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Roman II I. Forum of Trajan a. Column of Trajan (replaced by St. Peter statue) i. Exactly where hill used to be ii. Tore away enormous hill and now show how tall it used to be iii. Jammed up next to Basilica Ulpia iv. He had semi-divine status b. Columns in front of it c. Late emperor d. Modern, separated by streets e. Squeeze it in a non-ideal spot f. Not of royal blood at all i. Not even born in Italy (Spanish) g. Celebrate victory/conquest over Dacians h. 111-117 CE i. Apollodorus of Damascus – builder j. Complex taste (creative disorientation) k. Capitals of columns run together l. Hemicycle i. 2 on each side cross axial in forum ii. Marketplace iii. Replicates echos iv. Inner hemicycle 1. Blocked by separating wall v. Why so close? 1. Necessity vi. Implied cross axis vii.Was it covered with dome? viii. Barrel Vault ix. Curved barrel vault x. Groin Vault 1. Admit huge amounts of light m. Forum porch i. Statue of Trajan on horse n. Open apse behind pathway II. Basilica Ulpia a. Middle element in Trajan blocking view of Temple of Trajan from
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This note was uploaded on 01/27/2011 for the course HAA 0040 taught by Professor Franktoker during the Fall '10 term at Pittsburgh.

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Lecture 5 - Roman II I. Forum of Trajan a. Column of Trajan...

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