By Edward Bleiberg
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Extra resources for Arts and Humanities Through The Eras: Ancient Greece and Rome (1200 b.c.e.-476 c.e.)
The Anasazi people begin to develop their culture in the deserts of southwest North America. They make baskets, grow corn, and build adobe structures. E. E. Dacia and annexes Dacia as a Roman province. E. Trajan dies and on his deathbed adopts Hadrian. E. E. from Wallsend-on-Tyne to Bowness-onSolway, is built to protect Roman Britain from incursions from the north. E. Hadrian dies having adopted Antoninus Pius as his successor, who in turn adopts Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus at Hadrian’s insistence.
The ground plan of temples from this time was still a simple arrangement consisting of a long room with a porch supported by columns. Some decoration in relief sculpture was added and statues of cult deities were in evidence. E. the emerging form of the Greek temple can be demonstrated in the remains of the Temple of Hera at Olympia. This temple also provides clear evidence of the transition from wood architecture to stone. By the early sixth century, around 570, the formal elements of arrangement and decoration had been standardized.
The construction of Trajan’s Forum, –c. E. the largest of the imperial forums, occurs during this time. c. E. Trajan’s Column in his forum at Rome is dedicated. This marks the first column to serve as a burial place as well as a remembrance marker. c. E. The Tower of the Winds at Athens is constructed. It is the first truly Roman structure built in Greece. c. E. The Pantheon at Rome is constructed. –c. E. It is a good surviving example of the Roman use of concrete to create domes and rotundas. c.
Arts and Humanities Through The Eras: Ancient Greece and Rome (1200 b.c.e.-476 c.e.) by Edward Bleiberg