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Roman Architecture is a course for people who love to travel and want to discover the power of architecture to shape politics, society, and culture....
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Sugerido: 6 hours/week

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Sugerido: 6 hours/week

Aprox. 52 horas restantes
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Programa - O que você aprenderá com este curso

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2 horas para concluir

Introduction to Roman Architecture

Roman urbanism and introduction to the wide variety of Roman buildings covered in the course....
Reading
4 vídeos (Total de 43 min), 8 leituras
Video4 videos
1.2 The Urban Grid and Public Architecture 14min
1.3 Bathing, Entertainment, and Housing in the Roman City 12min
1.4 Roman Tombs, Aqueducts, and the Lasting Impact of Roman Architecture 5min
Reading8 leituras
Welcome to the Course!10min
Syllabus10min
Glossary of Terms10min
Suggested Readings - "The Monument Lists"10min
Grading10min
Pre-Course Survey10min
Welcome to Week 110min
Lecture 1 Image Sources10min
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1 hora para concluir

It Takes a City: The Founding of Rome and the Beginnings of Urbanism in Italy

Evolution of Roman architecture from the Iron Age through the Late Republic with emphasis on city planning, wall building, and early Roman temple architecture....
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5 vídeos (Total de 75 min), 1 leitura
Video5 videos
2.2 The Temple of Jupiter Optimus Maximus Capitolinus 17min
2.3 Defensive Stone Walls and Regular Town Planning 17min
2.4 The Hellenization of Late Republican Temple Architecture 18min
2.5 The Advent of the Corinthian Order 11min
Reading1 leituras
Lecture 2 Image Sources10min
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1 hora para concluir

Technology and Revolution in Roman Architecture

The Revolution in Roman Architecture through the widespread adoption of opus caementicium (concrete) used for expressive as well as practical purposes....
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5 vídeos (Total de 70 min), 1 leitura
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3.2 The First Experiments in Roman Concrete Construction 11min
3.3 Sanctuaries and the Expressive Potential of Roman Concrete Construction 16min
3.4 Innovations in Concrete at Rome: The Tabularium and The Theater of Marcellus15min
3.5 Concrete Transforms a Mountain at Palestrina 13min
Reading1 leituras
Lecture 3 Image Sources10min

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Civic Life interrupted: Nightmare and Destiny on August 24, A.D. 79

Civic, commercial, and religious buildings of Pompeii buried by the devastating eruption of Mount Vesuvius in A.D. 79 and later rediscovered. Daily life in Pompeii is illustrated through its bakeries and fast food stands and a moving account dramatizes what happened when disaster struck....
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6 vídeos (Total de 72 min), 2 leituras
Video6 videos
4.2 The Early Settlement and the Forum at Pompeii 10min
4.3 The Capitolium and Basilica of Pompeii 8min
4.4 Pompeii’s Entertainment District: The Amphitheater, Theater, and Music Hall15min
4.5 Bath Complexes at Pompeii 12min
4.6 Daily Life and the Eruption of Vesuvius 13min
Reading2 leituras
Welcome to Week 210min
Lecture 4 Image Sources10min
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1 hora para concluir

Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous: Houses and Villas at Pompeii

Domestic architecture at Pompeii from its beginnings to the eruption of Vesuvius with emphasis on the development of the domus italica and the Hellenized domus and featuring the House of the Faun and Villa of the Mysteries....
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6 vídeos (Total de 76 min), 1 leitura
Video6 videos
5.2 Early Pompeian Houses and the Ideal Hellenized Domus 9min
5.3 Hellenized Houses in Pompeii 13min
5.4 The House of the Faun 15min
5.5 Additional Pompeian Houses 12min
5.6 Villa of the Mysteries 9min
Reading1 leituras
Lecture 5 Image Sources10min
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3 horas para concluir

Habitats at Herculaneum and Early Roman Interior Decoration

What befell the city of Herculaneum’s inhabitants when they tried to escape Vesuvius. The development of the city’s domestic architecture, especially the Houses of the Mosaic Atrium and the Stags, is traced as is the evolution of First and Second Style Roman wall painting, the latter transforming the flat wall into a panoramic window....
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6 vídeos (Total de 73 min), 1 leitura, 1 teste
Video6 videos
6.2 Houses at Herculaneum and the Samnite House 7min
6.3 Further Developments in Domestic Architecture at Herculaneum: The House of the Mosaic Atrium and the House of the Stags 17min
6.4 First Style Roman Wall Painting14min
6.5 Second Style Roman Wall Painting 12min
6.6 Second Style Roman Wall Painting and the Family of Augustus8min
Reading1 leituras
Lecture 6 Image Sources10min

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Gilding the Lily: Painting Palaces and Villas in the First Century A.D.

Third Style Roman wall painting in villas belonging to elite patrons. Third Style painting is characterized by departure from perspectival vistas and return to a flat wall decorated with panel pictures and attenuated architectural elements. The Fourth Style is a compendium of all previous styles. Both coexist in Nero’s Domus Aurea. ...
Reading
6 vídeos (Total de 74 min), 2 leituras
Video6 videos
7.2 Transition from Second to Third Style at Oplontis 11min
7.3 The Mature Third Style at Boscotrecase 14min
7.4 A Third Style Garden and Fabullus Paints the Domus Aurea in Rome17min
7.5 Fourth Style Eclecticism and Display in Pompeii 12min
7.6 Scenographic Painting in Herculaneum 6min
Reading2 leituras
Welcome to Week 310min
Lecture 7 Image Sources10min
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1 hora para concluir

Exploring Special Subjects on Pompeian Walls

Painted renditions of special subjects inserted into Second through Fourth Style Roman wall paintings. These include mythological, landscape, genre, still life, and history painting, as well as painted portraiture. Highlights include the Dionysiac Mysteries paintings and the Riot in the Amphitheater, both from residences in Pompeii. ...
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6 vídeos (Total de 67 min), 1 leitura
Video6 videos
8.2 A Mystical Marriage 17min
8.3 The God of Wine and His Brides10min
8.4 Conclusion to the Initiation Rites 7min
8.5 The Wanderings of Odysseus 13min
8.6 Genre, Historical, and Portrait Painting 10min
Reading1 leituras
Lecture 8 Image Sources10min

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From Brick to Marble: Augustus Assembles Rome

Transformation of Rome by Augustus. Claiming to have found Rome a city of brick and leaving it a city of marble, Augustus exploited marble quarries at Luna (modern Carrara) to build his Forum, decorating it with replicas of Greek caryatids associating his era with Periclean Athens. The contemporary Ara Pacis served as the Luna marble embodiment of Augustus’ new hegemonic empire. ...
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7 vídeos (Total de 75 min), 2 leituras
Video7 videos
9.2 Julius Caesar, Venus Genetrix, and the Forum Iulium 12min
9.3 The Ascent of Augustus and Access to Italian Marble 12min
9.4 Augustus Assembles His Marble City 11min
9.5 The Forum of Augustus and Its Links to the Greek Past 8min
9.6 The Ara Pacis Augustae 12min
9.7 Mussolini, The Meier Museum, and a Jewel on Lungotevere 9min
Reading2 leituras
Welcome to Week 410min
Lecture 9 Image Sources10min
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1 hora para concluir

Accessing Afterlife: Tombs of Roman Aristocrats, Freedmen, and Slaves

Sepulchral architecture in Rome under Augustus. Roman tombs were built in a variety of personalized forms among them the pyramidal Tomb of the aristocrat Gaius Cestius, and the trapezoidal Tomb of Marcus Vergilius Eurysaces, probably a former slave who made his fortune overseeing the baking and public distribution of bread for the Roman army. ...
Reading
7 vídeos (Total de 71 min), 1 leitura
Video7 videos
10.2 Etruscan Antecedents of the Mausoleum of Augustus 8min
10.3 The Tomb of Caecilia Metella on the Via Appia 9min
10.4 The Pyramidal Tomb of Gaius Cestius 12min
10.5 The Tomb of the Baker Eurysaces and His Wife Atistia 8min
10.6 Atistia's Breadbasket and Eurysaces' Achievements9min
10.7 Tombs for Those of Modest Means and the Future of Concrete Architecture 11min
Reading1 leituras
Lecture 10 Image Sources10min
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3 horas para concluir

Notorious Nero and His Amazing Architectural Legacy

Architecture under the Julio-Claudian emperors: Tiberius' Villa Jovis on Capri, and, in Rome and at Portus, the eccentric architecture of Claudius with its unique combination of finished and rusticated masonry. The culminating masterwork is Nero’s Domus Aurea with its octagonal room, one of the most important rooms in the history of Roman architecture....
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6 vídeos (Total de 74 min), 1 leitura, 1 teste
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11.2 Caligula and the Underground Basilica in Rome 12min
11.3 Claudius and the Harbor at Portus 10min
11.4 Claudius' Porta Maggiore in Rome 7min
11.5 Nero and the Domus Transitoria in Rome13min
11.6 The Golden House of Nero and the Octagonal Room 12min
Reading1 leituras
Lecture 11 Image Sources10min
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Melhores avaliações

por JQFeb 21st 2018

FANTASTIC COURSE: Although I've been to Rome several times, this course opened my eyes to many aspects of Roman Architecture I was heretofore unaware of. Thanks so much! Dr Quincy

por SWFeb 11th 2018

Well structured & organized materials, well articulated lectures, smartly designed assignments. Diana brought architecture study to a marvelous level. What a delight!

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Diana E.E. Kleiner

Dunham Professor of History of Art and Classics at Yale University
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