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May 24 - May 24, 2011 The Roman Republic Halfway down Italy...

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May 24, 2011 The Roman Republic Halfway down Italy on the Western edge Rome has a history going back later than 750 BCE A city made up by Latin, but has an Estruscan king Kick Estruscans out of Rome in 500 BCE Rome starts off as a Republic with a senate There is a big separation between the nobility and the poor The Romans take over all of Italy, and a lot of Western Europe and Asia Minor Absorb a lot of the Greek and Estruscan art Head of Roman Patrician, Otricoli, Italy- a portrait of a nobleman, shows wisdom, experience, posterity, frugality, Romans are trying to show themselves as greater than though, Ideal expression, start getting idea that if you own the objects of a nation you own that nation (specifically Greece), if you were wealthy enough you would have your face sculpted in stone, venerate their ancestors Model of Capitolium- adopted some of the Greek gods, started out as an Estruscan architectural building, built out of stone, Instead of knocking it down the Romans
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This note was uploaded on 11/06/2011 for the course ART 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '09 term at UNC.

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