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What did Constantine issue in 313 CE that became a model of religious tolerance?
A. Edict of Constantinople
B. Verdict of Rome
C. Treaty of Ravenna
D. Edict of Milan
What was the function of the colossal statue of Constantine the Great (Fig. 6-69)?
A. It stood outside the Flavian Amphitheater.
B. It served as a permanent stand-in for the emperor.
C. It was an object of worship located in the...
How are the Ara Pacis Augustae (Fig. 6-19) and the Column of Trajan (Figs. 6-46 and 6-47) similar?
A. Both record a military event.
B. Both include realistic, anecdotal details.
C. Both were built as imperial tombs.
D. Both show...
What medium demonstrates exceptional technical skill in the Etruscans’ production of large-scale sculpture?
A. marble
B. terra cotta
C. limestone
D. stucco
How does Augustus of Primaporta (Fig. 6-18) differ from Greek Classical sculpture?
A. the figure’s accurate proportions
B. the figure’s youthful appearance
C. the figure’s identifiable facial features
D. the figure’s...
The Flavian Amphitheater (Figs. 6-37 and 6-38) is also known as the “Colosseum” because of
A. the statue of Nero that stood next to it.
B. its imposing size and seating capacity.
C. its function as a public entertainment site.
In comparison to Greek women, Roman women were
A. treated like slaves.
B. involved in rituals.
C. not allowed to own property.
D. socially far freer.
Which technique was used to make the mosaic The Unswept Floor (Fig. 6-55) look realistic?
A. shadow
B. foreshortening
C. scale
D. saturation
In approximately 1000 BCE, which group of people occupied the northern and western regions of what was to become known as the Italian peninsula?
A. Villanovans
B. Pompeians
C. Samnites
D. Dacians
Which of the Flavian Amphitheater’s (Figs. 6-37 and 6-38) architectural elements serves no structural purpose?
A. the entablature of the outer wall
B. the arcade of the outer wall
C. the interior groin vaults
D. the...
How did the Roman state facilitate the empire’s development and administration?
A. He convinced the people that he was a god.
B. He implemented martial law and enforced religious tolerance.
C. He revived an interest in Greek...
Housing in a Roman city was made up of apartment blocks called
A. compartments.
B. segments.
C. insulae.
D. burrows.
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