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  • Pont Du Gard Aqueduct

    Located near the town of Vers-Pont-du-Gard, The Pont du Gard is an ancient Roman aqueduct that crosses the Gardon River in the south of France. This bridge is part of the Nîmes aqueduct, which was made in the first century (AD) to carry water from a spring at Uzès to the Roman Nimes. One of the most important contributions to the world of architecture was the creation of the arch. Romans built arches with special concrete which would allow them to make the arch structured taller yet more stable…

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  • The Ras Shamra Tablets In Ancient Egypt

    Along with additional archaeological excavations during the early part of 1900AD, discovering religious artifacts proving the worship of the Canaanite Pantheon in areas such as Palestine, northeaster Egypt, western Arabia, Cyprus, Moab, Ammon, Edom, Phoenicia, Philistine, Sizu, Syria, Lebanon and Jordan. These excavation sites identified many places of worship, temples, smaller shrines and open-air sanctuaries…

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  • How Did The Greek Religion Influence The Roman Empire

    of the Greek gods in Greek Mythology and claimed the new and improved religion as their own. The Romans built massive temples dedicated to the Gods whenever the Gods did something in their favor. One famous temple is called the Pantheon and is found in Rome. The Pantheon worships all of the major Gods, including Jupiter, Neptune, Pluto, Juno, Minerva, and Mars. The Romans also had over 200 minor Gods including Apollo, Diana, Saturn, Hercules, Janus, and Cupid. As the Roman empire expanded their…

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  • How Did Rome Influence Ancient Art?

    Italy to this day. The overall size of the Pantheon stresses the supremacy and duty of the Roman Empire, and it is an honorable tribute to Rome’s deities and to the ancient Romans. The Pantheon is still influencing people and architects to this day. For example, The Pantheon in Paris, built by the architect Jacques Germain Soufflot, used Rome’s Pantheon as an influence to create one similar to it in Paris for King Louis XV (Pantheon Paris, 2014). The pantheon shall forever be considered the…

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  • Essay On Flippo Brunelleschi Duome

    Have you ever wondered how people before you created structures without the materials we have today? The Renaissance was the perfect era to prove to the world they could build anything any other society could build and better. Filippo Brunelleschi's duome was created without the materials the Romans had but it is still strong and standing. This was a great achievement for the Renaissance people because it showed that they could be as great as the Roman Empire. The Roman Empire was known…

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  • Comparing The Aqueduct And Concrete In Rome

    Within the 1,200 years the Roman Empire existed some pretty astonishing cultural advancements were made. The Romans made improvement in architecture, monuments, entertainment, and literature. The aqueduct and concrete are among the best architectural advancements made by Rome. The arched structure that we know as aqueducts use gravity to transport water through pipelines and into city centers. The aqueducts promoted sanitation and allowed Romans to enjoy many luxuries like toilets, sewage…

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  • Perfectionism In Ancient Greek Art

    The production of art in the ancient world saw numerous styles and traversed many cultures. Throughout this period of art production, techniques improved, materials of the ancient world were explored, and artists perfected their craft. The art of ancient Greece is superior to the art of all other periods because of the attention to detail, perfectionism in architecture, and the ability to fully accomplish realistic representations of ideal human proportions while also adapting old techniques and…

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  • Religion In Greek Mythology

    at that time was religion. Indeed, the respect of the pietas (roman virtue to respect the religious rites and procedures) was really important in Ancient Rome. Many people confound the Greek mythology with the Roman mythology and so because their pantheon is approximately the same with different names. We have to say that the Romans really liked the Greek mythology and so took it and transformed it with Roman names. The Greeks and the Romans had a polytheistic religion, just like most of ancient…

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  • Roman Architecture Influence

    provide the same type of energy as the Roman Pantheon. The Roman Pantheon was for praising the gods, and it had a strong and powerful feel because of the connection it had with the Roman gods. This sense of strength and power can be detected at the Capitol building because the Capitol is a government center where powerful people reside, and where strong topics are discussed and strong decisions are made. This idea to model the Capitol after the Roman Pantheon was presented by Thomas Jefferson…

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  • Greek Statues In Ancient Rome

    most famous architectural pieces is the Colosseum. Built around 80 a.d. and 70 a.d. the Colosseum was home to many gruesome fights, and is now a magnificent tourist attraction. Another amazing piece of architecture by Ancient Romans is the Pantheon. The Pantheon was considered a holy place where Romans would worship many gods and goddesses. In this place Romans would also make sacrifices to the gods and goddesses. Ancient Romans also valued literature, and their libraries were quite…

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