1. Augustus of Primaporta
Augustus of Primaporta, 1st century C.E. (Vatican Museums). Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker
4. Ara Pacis
Ara Pacis Augustae (Altar of Augustan Peace), 13-9 B.C.E.Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris & Dr. Steven Zucker
8. The art of gem carving
Since antiquity, gemstones have been engraved using the same methods. Watch the process from start to finish as a gem carver recreates an ancient image. Love art? Follow us on Google+
9. Colosseum (Flavian Amphitheater)
Colosseum (Amphitheatrum Flavium), c. 70-80 C.E., Rome Speakers: Valentina Follo (courtesy of Context Travel), Dr. Beth Harris, Dr. Steven Zucker Cover photo by Julia Avra Ugoretz. Views of the Colosseum were taken from the Rome Reborn model of ancient Rome with the permission of The Rome Reborn Project (www.romereborn.virginia.edu). The model is copyright 2004 by The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. This video illustrates the latest version of the model (2.1), which was created from January to May, 2010.
12. Relief from the Arch of Titus, showing The Spoils of Jerusalem being brought into Rome
Relief panel showing The Spoils of Jerusalem being brought into Rome, Arch of Titus, Rome, after 81 C.E., marble, 7 feet,10 inches high. Speakers: Dr. Steven Fine and Dr. Beth Harris
15. The Forum of Trajan
Apollodorus of Damascus, The Forum of Trajan, dedicated 112 C.E.., Rome. A conversation with Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker.
16. Column of Trajan
Column of Trajan, Carrara marble, completed 113 C.E., Rome Dedicated to Emperor Trajan (Marcus Ulpius Nerva Traianus b. 53 , d. 117 C.E.) in honor of his victory over Dacia (now Romania) 101-02 and 105-06 C.E. Dedicated to Emperor Trajan (Marcus Ulpius Nerva Traianus b. 53 , d. 117 C.E.) in honor of his victory over Dacia (now Romania) 101-02 and 105-06 C.E. The inscription on the base is the source of the typeface Trajan and reads (with abbreviations spelled out): SENATUS POPULUSQUE ROMANUS IMPERATORI CAESARI DIVI NERVAE FILIO NERVAE TRAIANO AUGUSTO GERMANICO DACICO PONTIFICI MAXIMO TRIBUNICIA POTESTATE XVII IMPERATORI VI CONSULI VI PATRI PATRIAE AD DECLARANDUM QUANTAE ALTITUDINIS MONS ET LOCUS TAN[TIS OPER]IBUS SIT EGESTUS The Senate and the People of Rome To Emperor Caesar Nerva Trajan Augustus, son of the divine Nerva Conqueror of Germany and Dacia, high priest, with the office of the tribune 17 times Proclaimed Imperator 6 times, elected consul 6 times, father of the Empire Here shows the height which this hill once stood Now removed for such great works as these Speakers: Valentina Follo (courtesy of Context Travel), Dr. Beth Harris, Dr. Steven Zucker
18. Markets of Trajan
Apollodorus of Damascus, The Markets of Trajan, 112 C.E., Rome Speakers: Dr. Steven Zucker and Dr. Beth Harris