FAH101H1 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Roman Forum, Imperial Fora, Corinthian Order

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23 Apr 2013
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From that time on they could be deified. The good emperors were; bad ones were condemned to be forgotten. Deification invovled erecting funeral pyre and burnign emepror in the campus martius. Even that which is restored is characteristic of this. Not stictly symmetrical but mroe unified and dignified. Only then that the roman forum reeived an appearance that matched its importance (as ruler of. Everyhing built from then on had to be squeexed into spaces that had been left over. Temple of deified vespasion (and titus) on forum romanum. Has to do with the deifiecation of emperor. Only 3 oclumns still standing, result of a restoration undertaken n the early 3rd century ad by emperor septimius severus and son caracalla. We know about this from the reamining parts of th einscription on the architrave (slides) Original temple was dedicated in honor of two emperors: All his buulding projects financed by war booty. Statues of deified emperor and his son titus.

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