I believe the Greek architects with its development came into existence before Roman civilization. Therefore, the Roman civilization took some features from Greek architecture when they started building. Greek architects provided some of the best and most typical buildings in the Ancient World. Some of their constructions, such as temples, theatres, and stadia, would become primary features of towns and municipalities from ancient times forward. In addition, the Greek was alarmed with simplicity, quantity, perception, and synchronization in their buildings that would go on to significantly impacting architects in the Roman world.
An educated Roman was well versed in the history of Greek Art and was socially compelled to collect Greek art for personal embellishment. The modernization of the old Sanctuary of Fortuna Primigenia is an example of the new Roman attitude toward art and architecture as Greek artists migrated in vast numbers to the new capital of the world. Roman generals and their quest to establish Rome as the new unchallenged capital of the world justified the expense of replanning the old sanctuary. This accomplishment would bring them personal glory and uplift the majestic status of Roman people. Roman architecture benefited as the city's wealth grew as other leaders contributed to the expansion of new monuments.
Rome was able to go from the small Italian city to the conquering empire that it is known for today through strong leadership and consistent warfare. Rome first began to expand once they had challenged the nearby Etruscans. These people had educated Rome on a great may things, much of which was architecture, which helped Rome to become the great empire that it did. Rome borrowed things such as the construction
Such as the cylindrical shape of Forum Boarium, this was an original shape for the Romans along with the roof. Eventually the Hellenistic architecture was being pushed out by Romanization. When Rome gained leadership over Neighboring countries and was starting to unite the cities, in about 300 B.C. Rome started to gain it’s own unique architectural culture. When Rome was expanding they build grids of roads, and with this advance Rome had a much greater ability to build massive projects.
Some of the most influential elements adopted from Greece culture include art and architecture, citizenship and government, education, and mythology. Roman architecture was a continuation of the legacy left behind by those of Ancient Greece. The Etruscans, which live in what is modern-day Tuscany, served as an intermediary for a few Greek styles of architecture that were later adopted by Rome. The Etruscans adapted the Greek Doric order of building temples and called it the Tuscan order. The Tuscan order is what Rome later modified to build their temples.
Owen Han Mr. Bernsen World History 2 Roman architectural Rome, the greatest ancient empire to ever rule the world is famous for its architecture, among other things, which greatly stands out. With the Roman' s great army constantly conquering other Countries, Romans took under consideration design principles of other cultures when developing their own buildings to give Rome the feeling of a great empire and make citizens feel proud of being part of it. Their basic architectural skills and ideas come from the Greeks and the Romans adapt them and further develop them. Roman architectural style continued to influence buildings in the former empire for many centuries. Many techniques that the Romans invented and perfected are still in use today and many ruins of Rome's great architectural advancement still exists today.
Builder-generals like Caesar and Pompey set the true foundations of the political propaganda that would arrive in the Augustan period. Pompey the Great was awarded a triumph in 61 BC for his successful campaigns in the eastern Mediterranean, and following this he began work on a magnificent complex in the Campus Martius outside the city walls of Rome on the east bank of the Tiber River (Kleiner 56). The complex wa... ... middle of paper ... ...trix, the complex’s plan, and foreign works of art. While Pompey imbued his own personal accomplishments within his theatre complex, Caesar included that and more. By asserting his divine lineage through his temple to Venus Genetrix, statuary and orientation of the complex he raised himself so far above the general Roman public that he may have been despised by some, but revered by many.
The ancient Roman Culture created art that was set on cultural value, religious beliefs, as well as technological achievements. He stated, “Roman art is art that brings diverse elements together to produce something entirely new, with a powerful message-bearing potential, which led to Rome’s extraordinary successful expansion.” Roman did not believe, as we do today, that to have a copy of an artwork was any less that to have the original. It is also true that many Romans duplicated versions of famous Greek works from earlier centuries; this is why we often have marble versions of lost Greek Bronzes such as the Doryphoros by Polykleitos. An example Caesar used was Augustus of Primaporta from the Imperial Roman time period. This life sized marble sculpture-in-the-round was possibly a Roman copy of a statue from the Greeks.
Tarquin promoted the development of shops and porticoes. Servius... ... middle of paper ... ...lso influenced by it. Some of the world's most famous buildings were built by Rome or influenced by it (Bernard 66). With knowledge borrowed from the Greeks, Rome made impressive architectural achievements, these were namely major attributes of buildings, colossal structures, and a legacy that would influence later buildings (Cornell and Matthews 11). The Romans succeeded in building some of the most architecturally sound buildings of ancient times.
The Most Powerful City in the World Rome is the powerful city in the world and is most notable for its majestic land. Rome has the most eye appealing architectural structures and the most well trained militias throughout history. Rome has the ability to draw in people by the millions with the beauty of the land and well developed militias that armies today can only dream of becoming. Rome has become the model city that many cities aspire to become. Many would define Rome as the most powerful city in the world, especially when comparing the two elements of architecture and war.