By Susan E. Hamen
The legacy of previous civilizations remains to be with us this day. In Ancient Rome, readers become aware of the background and bold accomplishments of the traditional Romans, together with their army energy and feats of engineering. attractive textual content offers info at the civilization's background, improvement, lifestyle, tradition, artwork, expertise, war, social association, and extra. Well-chosen maps and pictures of artifacts deliver the prior to lifestyles. Aligned to universal center criteria and correlated to country criteria. crucial Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing.
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For these, sculptors used relief carving, a Roman innovation. The technique involves carving away a flat surface to give the illusion that the scene is raised above or coming out of the background. These carvings often occupied large public monuments, columns, and triumphal arches. Emperors had several statues of themselves made to send to cities within the empire that were far from Rome. People living in conquered lands could see what their new ruler looked like. Many of these works of art exist today.
More than 2,000 years old, it is a marvel of Roman architecture and construction. 5 The Romans constructed it with brick and concrete in the city of Rome in approximately the 120s CE to replace a previous Pantheon, which burned to the ground in 80 CE. The Pantheon has a series of intersecting arches, piers, and supports. Additional arches that run horizontally around the Pantheon support the dome. The arches helped sustain the weight of building materials, and builders used lighter materials toward the top of the dome to allow the arches to support the dome’s sheer size.
FASHION Fashion was just as important as food to the patricians. Both men and women wore a tunic. Aristocratic men wore a toga. 2 Wealthy women covered their tunics with a palla, draping and wrapping the piece of rectangular-shaped fabric like a toga. Slaves would tightly wrap the palla, making it difficult for their mistress to use her arms and hands. Theater Romans enjoyed Greek theater. Actors performed plays that had been translated from Greek into Latin. Actors wore clay masks during performances, which took place in small wooden theaters.
Ancient Rome (Ancient Civilizations) by Susan E. Hamen