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dc.coverage.spatialSite: Rome, Lazio, Italyen_US
dc.coverage.temporal312-315 (creation)en_US
dc.creatorunknownen_US
dc.date312-315en_US
dc.date.accessioned2013-05-28T20:30:54Z
dc.date.available2013-05-28T20:30:54Z
dc.date.issued312-315en_US
dc.identifier221948en_US
dc.identifier.otherarchrefid: 499en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1721.3/129894
dc.descriptionRight spandrel, a victory figure (and the genius of autumn); The main sculpture from the time of Constantine (as opposed to spolia, re-used elements) is the "historical" relief frieze running around the monument under the round panels, one strip above each lateral archway and at the small sides of the arch. These reliefs depict scenes from the Italian campaign of Constantine against Maxentius which was the reason for the construction of the monument. The frieze starts at the western side with the "Departure from Milan". It continues on the southern, "outward" looking face, with the siege of Verona, which was of great importance to the war in Northern Italy; also on that face, the Battle of Milvian Bridge with Constantine's army victorious and the enemy drowning in the river Tiber. On the eastern side, Constantine and his army enter Rome; the artist seems to have avoided using imagery of the triumph, as Constantine probably did not want to be shown triumphant over the Eternal City. On the northern face, looking "towards" the city, two strips with the emperor's actions after taking possession of Rome: Constantine speaking to the citizens on the Forum Romanum, and distributing money to the people. Source: Wikipedia; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page (accessed 7/16/2010)en_US
dc.format.mediummarbleen_US
dc.rights© Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.en_US
dc.subjectarchitectureen_US
dc.subjectmilitary or waren_US
dc.subjectrulers and leadersen_US
dc.subjectConstantine, Emperor of Romeen_US
dc.subjectImperial (Roman)en_US
dc.titleArch of Constantine: Constantinian Reliefsen_US
dc.typeimageen_US
dc.rights.accessLicensed for educational and research use by the MIT community onlyen_US
dc.identifier.vendorcode1A3-R-R-AC-2-C4en_US
vra.culturalContextAncient Romanen_US
vra.techniquecarving (processes)en_US
vra.worktyperelief (sculpture)en_US
dc.contributor.displayunknown (Ancient Roman)en_US


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