March 9
Ancient Rome & the Early Christian Era

 

 

Map of Ancient Rome

Map of Ancient Rome
http://www.rome.info/ancient/map/ancientmap.gif

 

 

 

 

 

 

Augustus

Augustus Primaporta.  c. 40 BCE.
http://www.artchive.com/artchive/r/roman/roman_augustus2.jpg

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pompeii

Recreation of ancient city of Pompeii with exploding Mt. Vesuvius in background
http://www.sdnhm.org/pompeii/images_vtour/Pompeii.jpg

 

 

 

 

 

 

Herculaneum

Herculaneum today
http://cache.virtualtourist.com/3909312-Ancient_and_modern_Herculaneum-Herculaneum.jpg

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pompeii Victims

Victims of Pompeii
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/b/bc/Pompeii_Garden_of_the_Fugitives_02.jpg

 

 

 

 

 

 

Architectual View

Roman Painting.  Architectual View.  Detail of west wall in a villa at Boscoreale. 
1st Century BCE.  Fresco on lime plaster.   Height 8’.
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2409/2216265347_1df40370bd.jpg?v=0

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pantheon

Pantheon.  118 - 125 CE.
http://www.odt.co.nz/files/story/2009/02/otago_researcher_sheds_light_on_pantheon_2010052861.jpg

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pantheon diagram

four views of the Pantheon
http://traumwerk.stanford.edu/philolog/pantheon_4views.lg.gif

 

 

 

 

 

Pantheon Interior

Giovanni Paolo Panini.  Interior of the Pantheon.  c. 1734.
http://intranet.arc.miami.edu/rjohn/images/HadrianicArchitecture/Dome%20view%20Pantheon.jpg

 

Virtual tour of the Pantheon

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pantheon Interior

Interior view of the Pantheon in the present day

 

 

 

 

 

 

Good Shepherd

Christ as the Good Sheherd. 4th century.
http://www.utexas.edu/courses/ancientfilmCC304/lecture27/images/3catacomb.jpg

 

 

 

 

 

 

Catacomb

Christ Teaching His Disciples.  Catacomb of Domitilla, Rome.  Mid 4th century.
http://www.aug.edu/augusta/iconography/catacombs/apostolicCollege.jpg

 

 

 

 

 

 

Head of Constantine

Head of Constantine.  c. 312.
http://kathyreba.com/_gallery/d/569-2/collossal+head+of+constantine.jpg

 

 

 

 

 

 

Diagram
Old St. Peter's
Old St. Peter's Basilica.  Rome.   c. 320 - 335.

 

 

 

 

 

 

San Vitale

San Vitale.  Ravenna, Italy.  526 - 547.
http://www.tty1.net/images/sca2002-05-18_13.jpg

 

 

 

 

 

 

San Vitale Floor Plan

San Vitale Floor Plan
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3285/2880443609_4ae48d0c38.jpg?v=0

 

 

 

 

 

 

San Vitale Altar

San Vitale altar
http://www.sights-and-culture.com/Italy/Ravenna-San-Vitale-6240.jpg

 

 

 

 

 

 

Emperor Justinian

Emperor Justinian mosaic in San Vitale, Ravenna.  c. 547.
http://www.traveljournals.net/pictures/l/5/56357-famous-mosiac-of-justinian-san-vitale-05-ravena-italy.jpg

 

 

 

 

 

 

Empress Theodora

Empress Theodora mosaic in San Vitale, Ravenna.  c. 547.
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2385/2249572412_2e876d71d0.jpg

 

 

 

 

 

 

Justinian

Emperor Justinian mosaic in San Vitale, Ravenna.  c. 547.
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/7/79/Justinian_mosaik_ravenna.jpg

 

 

 

 

 

 

Empress Theodora

Empress Theodora mosaic in San Vitale, Ravenna.  c. 547.
http://www.travelplan.it/img/ravenna02.jpg

 

 

 

 

 

 

Theodora detail

detail of Theodora