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Interior of the Colosseum
Interior of the Flavian Amphitheater (Colosseum)

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Ancient/early Christian Topics

Basilicas in the Roman Forum (Rome):

Rome's aqueducts and the Baths of Caracalla (Rome):

Republican and Augustan temples in the Forum Holitorium and Forum Boarium (Rome):

Fascist Archaeology: The Roman Curia in the Forum:

Portraiture and self-representation of Augustus and Constantine, incl. the Prima Porta Augustus (Vatican Museums) and the colossal statue of Constantine (Capitoline Museums):

Forums of Augustus and Caesar (Rome):

Ara Pacis (Altar of Peace) and the Mausoleum of Augustus:

Amphitheater at Pompeii and the Colosseum and Ludus Magnus (Rome):

The triumphal arch, in particular, the Arch of Titus and Arch of Constantine (Rome):

Domitian's Palace on the Palatine (Rome):

Forum of Trajan and the Column of Trajan (Rome):

Feeding Rome and Trajan's markets (Rome):

death and burial at Pompeii (tombs near the Herculaneum and Nuceria [Porta Nocera] Gates):

Domestic architecture and decoration in Pompeii, esp. Houses of the Faun, Pansa, and Vetii (Pompeii):

The cult of the goddess Isis and other Egyptian influences on the Roman world (Pompeii and Rome):

Villa of the Mysteries (Pompeii)

Housing and apartment buildings at Ostia:

Amphorae, transport, and the Roman economy (Ostia):

Pantheon (Rome):

Castel Sant’ Angelo (Mausoleum of Hadrian), 135-39 AD

Renaissance/Baroque Topics

Belvedere torso or Laocoon statue and their influence on Renaissance and Baroque art (Vatican museums):

Stanza della Segnatura, esp. School of Athens and Parnassos by Raphael (Vatican museums), 1508-11:

The Decorative Program at the Villa Farnesina, esp. the Loggias of Galatea and of Cupid and Psyche, 1510-1519

Filarete, Porta Argentea (Bronze Doors of Old Saint Peter’s), 1445

Arch of Constantine and the Frescoes of the Sistine Chapel, 1480-82

The Sibyls in Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel Ceiling, 1508-12

Giulio Romano, Room of Constantine, 1519-24, and Bernini, Constantine, 1654-70

 

Photo credit: Copyright © 1997 Leo C. Curran / Date: 1966 / # ac660506 Maecenas Images of Ancient Greece and Rome

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