03a-architecture - ROMANARCHITECTURE&MONUMENTS...

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I. Architecture Via Appia  (Appian Way) Rome to Capua begun 312 BCE see Pliny on Roman pride in their architectural accomplishments
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model, The Imperial Fora Rome by c. 117 BCE 2
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Forum, Rome 3
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Forum, Rome 4
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Temple of Saturn Forum, Rome c. 498 BCE (predates the Parthenon by 51 yrs.) rebuilt 42 BCE, rebuilt again 300s CE Travertine stone with stucco facing 5
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Martial  (40-100 CE) Last Saturnalia, friend, I think You must have passed along  To me each little gift you got Yourself; now am I wrong? Twelve tablets, seven toothpicks came; Sponge, napkin, cup; not far Behind, a half a pound of beans Some olives, a black jar Of cheap new wine, some withered prunes Some figs (and not very big ones either) And a monstrous heavy urn, filled up With the other kind of fig. I’d say these gifts, in all, were worth Thirty sesterces or less, But eight huge Syrian slaves were needed To carry the whole mess. I have a better plan: next year
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2011 for the course ANTHROPOLO 101 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '11 term at Colorado Technical University.

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