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What You’ll Learn To Do: Examine and identify Etruscan art.
What You’ll Learn To Do: Examine and identify Ancient Roman art.
Next to the Greeks, The Roman Empire provided the western tradition in art and architecture, the greatest achievements that has influenced our way of living.
There is a saying, “All Roads Lead to Rome”.
Actually it should read, “All Roads Lead From Rome”. When you visit Paris, or London, or even Washington, D.C., you are standing in a city created by the Roman Empire.
In this chapter, we will study Roman art, and architecture, and see how it has influenced the western tradition.