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Unformatted text preview: Arch of Constantine, which you see here. This is the location of the roundels. When we get to the final lecture in this chapter, we’ll discuss the Arch of Constantine in detail. But for now I just want you to know that Constantine appropriated sculpture from a number of monuments associated with other emperors for his own triumphal arch. 20 Here are the two roundels that we saw on the Arch of Constantine in the previous slide. Constantine appropriated these two roundels (and six others that we don’t see in this view) from a monument to Hadrian and had his own head represented on the figure of the earlier emperor. We’re going to talk about Constantine in the next lecture. But for now I want to discuss these roundels as examples of Hadrianic...
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This note was uploaded on 09/28/2011 for the course PL SC 101 taught by Professor Web during the Summer '11 term at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.

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