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  • Roman Basilicas The Basis For Church Architecture
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    Tom Johnson Kathy Porter Art And Western Civilization Test Early Christian - Romanesque A. Chapter 10- Early Christian and Byzantine. Discuss the influence of Roman basilica on Early Christian church architecture. One of Romans many public buildings were called basilica. The Roman basilica was used for a market place later becoming a municiple hall and law court. The large roof buildings provided for a covered gathering place for the towns people and tradesmen. In 313 A.D. Constantine issued the...
  • Classical Ideal Question Number One Archaic Example
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    FA 48 ART OF THE WESTERN WORLD ESSAY QUESTIONS 1 THROUGH 4 Michael J. Wiggin 6/8/98 Program One: CLASSICAL IDEAL Question number one Archaic example: KOUROS c. 540 BC (page 12 of text) Classical example: THE DORYPHORUS OF POLYCLITUS c. 440 BC (page 13 of text) The archaic piece is stiff, formal and yet, faintly smiling, giving the viewer a sense of joy in life and of triumph. These were modeled after Egyptian sculptures and followed an established canon. One foot in front of the other, arms at t...
  • Christian Roman Empire
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    The Origins of the Computer This report is to be distributed freely and not to be sold for profit eat. This report can be modified as long as you keep in mind that you didn't write it. And you are not to hand in this report claiming credit for it he heh. The Roman Empire, founded by Augustus Caesar in 27 B.C. and lasting in Western Europe for 500 years, reorganized for world politics and economics. Almost the entirety of the civilized world became a single centralized state. In place of Greek de...
  • Paul To The Roman Church
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    Romans is a very important addition to the Bible. This is written by Paul to the Roman church. Much of Romans is showing the righteousness of God in different ways. Romans road passages are a great description of how to lead someone to christ (His saving righteousness). Falling into this importance is Romans 3: 21-26. This is the basis of Gods righteousness in the Death of Jesus (Schreiner p. 25). Refering to the different versions of this text, there is not much of a variation. Several words an...
  • Southern Tower And Spire Of Chartres Cathedral
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    CANONETW 1 V 021 CBS 1 A 01 TLCS-900 vs. 180 Chartres TXT [n LST LBL = h 8 p! 0 12 3@ AB CD EF GH IJ The cathedral of Notre-Dame at Chartres must be one of the most beautiful and famous architectural specimens in the world today. The cathedral owns an exquisite silhouette against the sky of La Beauce. Two towers rise uncontested, to take watch over miles and miles of French countryside. Up close, the two towers, along with their spires, seem mismatched or unrelated. Yet, the two together provide...
  • Work Of The Saints
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    How did the work of the saints affect the people of the time The work of the saints affected the people of that time in incredible ways and in some instances there work is still affecting us now. In the following essay there will be various Saints listed with there accomplishments and brief description of there past. One of the more popular Saints of our time, was Saint Nicholas, who became a Christian prelate that lived in the late 4th century. Patron saint of Russia, traditionally associated w...
  • Roman Expansion In About 509 B.C. Rome
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    The Greeks Athenian league and Spartan league come about after the Persian wars, and this causes conflict as the two Greek states are competing for territory. The beginning of the Peloponnesian war (431-416 and 415-404). The Athenian navy blockades Sparta and puts a choke on trade. The Spartan Army simply sets out and begins to burn Athenian crops. After a few years, the Plague breaks out in Athens, killing about 1/3 of all Athenians. Pericles dies of the plague, causing a military decline in th...

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