The commission initially delivered a new gathering of the statutes and constitutions of the sovereigns, the codex Justinian’s that Justinian proclaimed on 529 A.D. At that point Justinian requested the codification of the legitimate conclusions of the Roman Jurists. The result of their work which was published on 533 A.D. was called Digest. The Digest contained the aggregate law of very nearly a thousand years of Roman lawful thought. It would turn into the most imperative legal book ever published and would impact the future state of European and world law.
The upper part is a narrative relief, and it depected the celebration of the Ara Pacis Augustae’s establishment. The Equestrian Statue of Marcus Aurelius is an ancient Roman statue in the Capitoline Hill, Rome, Italy. It was built around the 175 CE. The Equestrian Statue of Marcus Aurelius
The roman gravestone was made in the Trajanic period, from 100 to 125. It depicts portrait sculptures of a couple Lucius Caltilius Stephanus and Caltilia Moschis. Their eyes and faces are turned to each other, but they do not look directly to the partner. The relief looks more like a common gravestone with a photograph and an inscription. The couple is in a frame with a decorative element that depicts flowers, faces and feathered wings above their heads.
he lays down the rules in art and aesthetics that govern the structure of the perfect face, “he viewed Greek beauty and culture as the ideal or standard against which to measure other people and cultures”. According to West the beginning of white supremacy is found when classification categories, and representational order imposing aims of natural history (West pg.55). Though biblical accounts for inferiority ran rampant, the objective of the proponents of natural history looks at physical characteristics, and the basis of white supremacy is in classification. These observable characteristics of racial classes pertained to character and disposition (West pg.56) According to Dr. West there are three stages in the emergence of white supremacy.
Following the conquest, Alexander founded the prosperous city known as Alexandria-by-Egypt, which came to occupy a central role in the culture of the Ptolemaic Kingdom. Under the Greek rule, the ancient Egyptian society acquired a character of “split personality” that continued until the end of Roman rule. In this heterogeneous culture, traditional Egyptian culture and Hellenistic Greek culture existed side by side while enjoying a relative autonomy. With regards to iconography, the Egyptians continued to maintain their cultural identity through their artistic production even under the constraints of the Greek rule. Thus, in spite of the radical social transformations that took place as a consequence of Alexander the Great’s conquest, the ancient Egyptians were able to keep their cultural identity, which was already consolidated at this point.
A sarcophagus is a coffin for inhumation burials, widely used throughout the Roman empire starting in the second century A.D. The most important gods to the Romans were the Greek gods from Mount Olympus. The gods names were changed by the romans from Grecian names to Roman names. The chief among the Roman gods was the sky god, Jupiter. Two other forces that belong to an early phase were Janus and Vesta, the powers of the door and hearth.
Roman Innovations in Structural Engineering Introduction The ancient Romans incorporated many building techniques from other Mediterranean cultures, including the arch of the Etruscans and the practice of mixing lime with sand to create a stronger mortar mix (Ambler, n.d.). With a willingness to experiment and a strong drive towards civil engineering and innovation the Romans were able to expand the possibilities of architecture to unimaginable accomplishments. Grand monuments that still stand today as a testament to the abilities of Roman ingenuity.