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The Later Roman Empire

The Later Roman Empire

Author: Aleisha Olson
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This lesson will discuss the monuments and architecture of the late empire.

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Image of Arch of Titus, Creative Commons, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:ImageRomeArchofTitus02.jpg; Image of the Spoils of Jerusalem, Arch of Titus, Public Domain, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Fra-titusbuen.jpg; Image of Trajan’s Column, Photo by Juan Francisco Adame Lorite, Creative Commons, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Trajan%27s_Column_Panorama.jpeg; Image of Relief from Trajan’s Column, Public Domain, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:046_Conrad_Cichorius,_Die_Reliefs_der_Traianss%C3%A4ule,_Tafel_XLVI_(Ausschnitt_01).jpg; Image of Arch of Constantine, Creative Commons, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:RomeConstantine%27sArch03.jpg; Image of Detail of Arch of Constantine, Creative Commons, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Luk_Konstantyna_6DSCF0032.JPG; Image of Distribution of Largesse Panel, Arch of Constantine, Photo by William Storage, Creative Commons, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:FriezeNorth5.jpg; Image of Aula Palatina, Public Domain, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Trier_Konstantinbasilika_BW_1.JPG; Image of Interior of Aula Palatina, Public Domain, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Trier_Konstantinbasilika_BW_4.JPG; Image of Portrait of Constantine, Photo by Jean-Christophe Benoist, Creative Commons, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Rome-Capitole-StatueConstantin.jpg

TERMS TO KNOW
  • Triumphal Arch

    A type of monument, originating in ancient Rome, that consists of an arch built to commemorate a military victory.

  • Spolia

    Sculptural elements taken from the buildings of a place that has been conquered and often incorporated into triumphal arches.

  • Basilica

    A columned meeting hall in ancient Rome, later a church with columns.

  • Monument

    A statue, building, or other structure that commemorates an important event or person.