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Title: 
Roman wine in Greek bottles: the rebirth of Athens [Roman Architecture]
Author(s): 
Kleiner, Diana E. E.
Language: 
eng
Description: 
  • Educação Superior::Linguística, Letras e Artes::Artes
  • Educação Superior::Ciências Sociais Aplicadas::Arquitetura e Urbanismo
  • Presents a class where Professor Kleiner discusses the rebirth of Athens under the Romans especially during the reigns of the two philhellenic emperors, Augustus and Hadrian. While some have dismissed the architecture of Roman Athens as derivative of its Classical and Hellenistic Greek past, Professor Kleiner demonstrates that the high quality of Greek marble and Greek stone carvers made these buildings consequential. In addition some structures provide evidence for the frequent and creative exchange of architectural ideas and motifs between Greece and Rome in Roman times. After a brief introduction to the history of the city of Athens, Professor Kleiner presents the monuments erected by Augustus and Agrippa on the Acropolis and in the Greek and Roman Agoras, for example the Odeion of Agrippa. Following with Hadrian's building program, she features an aqueduct and reservoir façade, the Library of Hadrian, and the vast Temple of Olympian Zeus, a project begun over six hundred years earlier. Professor Kleiner concludes the lecture with the Monument of Philopappos, a Trajanic tomb on the Mouseion Hill built for a man deprived of the kingship of Commagene by the Romans, but who made the best of the situation by becoming a suffect consul in Rome and then moving to Athens, where he died and was memorialized by his sister Balbilla
Issue Date: 
  • 9-Apr-2009
  • 6-Apr-2010
  • 6-Apr-2010
  • 6-Apr-2010
  • 6-Apr-2010
Publisher: 
Yale University, Open Yale Courses
Keywords: 
  • Roman history
  • Roman architecture
  • Educação Superior::Ciências Sociais Aplicadas::Arquitetura e Urbanismo::História da Arquitetura e Urbanismo
  • Educação Superior::Linguística, Letras e Artes::Artes::História da Arte
Notes: 
To learn about de Roman architecture
Credits: 
Duration: 1 h, 16 min, 2 s. To hear this resource its necessary the instalation of Quick time. Available at: <http://www.apple.com/pt/quicktime/>
Source: 
http://objetoseducacionais2.mec.gov.br/handle/mec/13439
URI: 
http://acervodigital.unesp.br/handle/unesp/369813
Rights: 
Yale University 2009. Some rights reserved. Unless otherwise indicated in the applicable Credits section of certain lecture pages, all content on this web site is licensed under a Creative Commons License. Please refer to the Credits section to determine whether third-party restrictions on the use of content apply
Type: 
áudio
Appears in Collections:MEC - Objetos Educacionais (BIOE) - OE

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