Art Of Classical Rome: The Empire
Shilpa • onDid You Know 13 years ago • 2 min read

The famed statue of Augustus Caesar, showing his authority and his dignity The Gemma Augustua, an outstanding ivory carving showing Augustus being crowned by the gods The greatest aquaduct, the Pont du Gard in southern France (Gaul), built by the Romans when they built cities there The famed Roman Circus Maximus, grand stadium of the chariot races The most famous stadium in the world: The Roman Colosseum The Inside of the Colosseum revealing the underground passages where animals and gladiators were kept before going out The Colosseum at night, in an time-delay photograph Downtown Rome at the time of its Glory The Colosseum was only the most famous amphitheater, others were built all around the Roman World A movie poster for Gladiator. Where did he fight? 'Bread and Circuses': An animal has been released to help the guy on the left while the people cheer in the background A new fad: Columns glorifying an emperor's exploits: On left is Marcus Aurelius and on right is Trajan Arch of Septimus Severus in Rome- classic Roman architecture Emperor Hadrian built a huge palace complex for his private residence outside Rome, here are its outdoor baths Hadrian's Wall in northern England, the boundary of the Empire The great Equestrian statue of Marcus Aurelius in Rome, the only statue of an Emperor still standing in its original spot The fortress of Masada, last stand of the Jews against the Romans in Israel AD 70 Another Tell in Israel, this time shown with the ruins of a Roman city OUTSIDE! The famous piece of Roman architecture, the Pantheon The most famous dome in the world: the Pantheon Roof The famous Palace of Diocletian, built across the Adriatic Sea in modern Croatia, he administered the East from here 476- after being pounded by barbarian attacks for a hundred years, the Empire falls in the west The ruins of the great Forum of Rome at night today.


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