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8.1: Chapter 8 Overview

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  • What You’ll Learn To Do: Examine and identify Ancient Roman art.

    In Chapter 8 we will examine Ancient Roman art. We will look at how this art contributed to the larger development of Western art. It is imperative to understand Ancient Roman art in order to see how it impacted later artistic developments.

    Learning Activities

    The learning activities for this module include:

    • Review: Key Learning Items


    • Watch: Ancient Rome (13:46)
    • Watch: Digging Through Time (2:26)

    Roman Republic

    • Watch: Temple of Portunus (3:10)
    • Watch: Veristic Male Portrait (2:58)

    Roman Empire

    • Watch: The Pantheon (8:31)
    • Read: Augustus of Primaporta (includes a video—4:52)
    • Watch: Painted Garden (4:03)
    • Watch: Head of Augustus (5:15)
    • Watch: Ara Pacis (10:40)
    • Watch: Villa of Mysteries (9:12)
    • Watch: Colosseum (8:33)

    Extra Review

    • Review: External Resources


    • Submit: Module 8 Quiz (5 points)
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