106 Chapter 9 Overview

What You’ll Learn To Do: Examine Ancient Roman art and its impact on art development over the years.

In Chapter 9 we will continue to examine Ancient Roman art. We will look at how this art contributed to the larger development of Western art. It is imperative to understand Ancient Roman art in order to see how it impacted later artistic developments.

Learning Activities

The learning activities for this module include:

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  • Review: Key Learning Items

The Roman Empire, Continued

  • Watch: Arch of Titus (6:34)
  • Watch: Hadrian’s Villa (8:03)
  • Watch: Maritime Theater, Hadrian’s Villa (5:01)
  • Watch: Pair of Centaurs (4:47)
  • Watch: Column of Trajan (4:55)
  • Watch: Medea Sarcophagus (4:56)
  • Watch: Equestrian Sculpture of Marcus Aurelius (3:47)
  • Watch: Ludovisi Battle Sarcophagus (5:33)
  • Watch: Tetrarchs (6:07)
  • Read: Arch of Constantine (includes a video—10:56)
  • Watch: Colossus of Constantine (4:31)

Extra Review

  • Review: External Resources


  • Submit: Module 9 Quiz (5 points)


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