Roman art
Roman art refers to the visual arts made in Ancient Rome and in the territories of the Roman Empire. Roman art includes architecture, painting, sculpture and mosaic work. Luxury objects in metal-work...
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How Lady Bible Hunters Made the Victorian Era's Most Stunning Scriptural Find
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The Making of a Roman Silver Cup
Ancient Roman silversmiths developed their craft to the highest levels of refinement and beauty. Applying fire and basic tools to the shaping of precious metals, many of their sophisticated techniques...
The Colossal Head of Decebalus, King of the Dacians
In the heart of Rome stands a 38m tall column built in the 2nd century A.D. Carved in low relief spiralling around the monument are over 2600 figures, representing the combatants of wars fought in a d...
Trajan's Column - Reading an Ancient Comic Strip
The victory of the Roman emperor Trajan over the Dacians in back-to-back wars is carved in numerous scenes that spiral up around a 126-foot marble pillar in Rome known as Trajan's Column. It's a tale ...
Music of ancient Rome - Music from Ancient Rome part I
Synaulia is a team of musicians, archeologists, paleorganologists and choreographers dedicated to the application of their historical research to ancient mus...
Natural History (Pliny)
Pliny the Elder in his ´Natural History` describes the contest between two exceptional greek painters, Zeuxis and Parrhasius: the former painted grapes so re...
Byzantine art - Rare Russian Book Takes Lead At Grogan's 'Eclectic' Auction
An 1892 volume on Byzantine art objects by the Russian art historian Nikodim Pavlovich Kondakov came from the Damon estate and sold for $83375 to a Russian collector on the phone. :Eclectic off...
Roman art
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Roman art - Video
The city of Rome has always inspired artists. Its streets, buildings, and bridges have been depicted in countless works of art, even in musical pieces. Romes...
Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore - Video
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Byzantine architecture - Video
Lost wonder of the east. HAGIA SOFIA the Lost Orthodox Christian and Eastren Roman marvel.Famous in particular for its massive dome, it is considered the epi...
Colossus of Rhodes - Video
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Ancient Roman cuisine - Video
A description of Roman banquet practices as an example of sacred space.
Ancient Roman cuisine
Eating like the Ancient Romans.
Roman architecture
Ancient Roman architecture developed different aspects of Ancient Greek architecture and newer technologies such as the arch and the dome to create a new architectural style. Roman architecture flouri...
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Roman sculpture
The study of Roman sculpture is complicated by its relation to Greek sculpture. Many examples of even the most famous Greek sculptures, such as the Apollo Belvedere and Barberini Faun, are known only ...
Roman sculpture - Wikipedia
Roman portraiture
Roman portraiture was one of the most significant periods in the development of portrait art. Originating from Ancient Rome, it continued for almost five centuries. Roman portraiture is characterised ...
Roman portraiture - Wikipedia
Pompeian Styles
The Pompeian Styles are four periods which are distinguished in ancient Roman mural painting. They were originally delineated and described by the German archaeologist August Mau, 1840 – 1909, from t...
Pompeian Styles - Wikipedia
Erotic art in Pompeii and Herculaneum
Erotic art in Pompeii and Herculaneum was discovered in the ancient cities around the bay of Naples (particularly of Pompeii and Herculaneum) after extensive excavations began in the 18th century. The...
Erotic art in Pompeii and Herculaneum - Wikipedia
Ancient Roman pottery
Pottery was produced in enormous quantities in ancient Rome, mostly for utilitarian purposes. It is found all over the former Roman Empire and beyond. Monte Testaccio is a huge waste mound in Rome ma...
Ancient Roman pottery - Wikipedia
Roman glass
Roman glass objects have been recovered across the Roman Empire in domestic, industrial and funerary contexts. Glass was used primarily for the production of vessels, although mosaic tiles and window ...
Roman glass - Wikipedia
Cameo glass
Cameo glass is a luxury form of glass art produced by etching and carving through fused layers of differently colored glass to produce designs, usually with white opaque glass figures and motifs on a ...
Cameo glass - Wikipedia
Music of ancient Rome
The music of ancient Rome was a part of Roman culture from earliest times. Music was customary at funerals, and the tibia (Greek aulos), a woodwind instrument, was played at sacrifices to ward off ill...
Music of ancient Rome - Wikipedia
Ancient Roman cuisine
Roman cuisine is the cuisine of the Italian city of Rome. Roman cuisine is based on seasonal ingredients mostly from Roman Campagna, and prepared in a simple way. Among these, the most important are v...
Ancient Roman cuisine - Wikipedia
Clothing in ancient Rome
Clothing in ancient Rome generally comprised the toga, the tunic, the stola, brooches for these, and breeches.
Wool, the most commonly used fiber, was most likely the first material to be spun. Th...
Clothing in ancient Rome - Wikipedia
Cosmetics in Ancient Rome
Cosmetics, first used in Ancient Rome for ritual purposes, were part of daily life for women, especially prostitutes and the wealthy. Some fashionable cosmetics, such as those imported from China, Ger...
Cosmetics in Ancient Rome - Wikipedia
Theatre of ancient Rome
The theatre of ancient Rome was a diverse and interesting art form, ranging from festival performances of street theatre and acrobatics, to the staging of Plautus's broadly appealing situation comedie...
Theatre of ancient Rome - Wikipedia
How Lady Bible Hunters Made the Victorian Era's Most Stunning Scriptural Find
Scottish twins Agnes and Margaret Smith were the last people you’d expect to discover one of the earliest known copies of the gospels, but in a dusty closet...