By Christina Maranci

Designed to lead inexperienced persons in the course of the usually disorienting event of taking a primary artwork historical past category, this ebook addresses all aspectsof that overall adventure. KEY themes particular bankruptcy issues conceal note-taking in the course of lecture, learning for and taking slide assessments, writing reaction papers, method, easy methods to critique secondary scholarship, and what to do with an artwork heritage measure. for people with very little adventure in paintings historical past, and an curiosity within the robust photos which could supply a wealthy point of view on social, political, and cultural history.

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The Education of the Architect (Vitruvius describes the education required of a Roman architect) . . . . . . . . . The Emperor Augustus Changes the Face of Rome (Seutonius comments on the architectural legacy of Emperor Augustus) . Nero Builds a “Golden House” (Suetonius tells the story of Nero’s luxurious palace). Bathing Establishments on a Grand Scale (ancient commentary on the grandeur of Rome’s public works) . . . . . . . . . 12 . . 18 . . 26 . . 27 . . 28 . . 30 .

Pausanias . . . . . . . . Plutarch. . . . . . . . . Suetonius. . . . . . . . Vitruvius . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 40 41 41 41 D O C U M E N T A R Y S O U R C E S . . . . . 42 SIDEBARS AND PRIMARY DOCUMENTS Primary sources are listed in italics The Ruins of Mycenae (Pausanias explains the history behind the ruins of Mycenae) . . Pausanias Describes the Parthenon (Pausanias explains the historical and mythological significance of the Parthenon’s ornamentation).

40 40 41 41 41 D O C U M E N T A R Y S O U R C E S . . . . . 42 SIDEBARS AND PRIMARY DOCUMENTS Primary sources are listed in italics The Ruins of Mycenae (Pausanias explains the history behind the ruins of Mycenae) . . Pausanias Describes the Parthenon (Pausanias explains the historical and mythological significance of the Parthenon’s ornamentation). . . . . . . . . . City Planning Was Not Invented Only by the Greeks. . . .

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