regime of Augustus Caesar
Roman Peace, age of public order and military stability
the institutional arrangement created by Diocletian in which rule in the Roman Empire was shared among two Augustuses and two Caesars
the Roman imperial regime inaugurated by Diocletian in which the emperor was dominus
the idea that the authority of the apostles descended to their successors
the doctrine that special authority fell to Peter's successor
beliefs chosen by large numbers of people despite official condemnation
poetic genre created by Horace that playfully rebuked the manners of the age
poet of the Golden Age, created satire
school of thought based on Plato's ideas founded by Plotinus that attempted to reconcile the split between the absolute world of Ideas and the perishable material world
a justice higher than any human rule or concept, from stoicism
version of the Bible translated into Latin by Jerome
massive stones hewn into rectilinear shapes with even surfaces and square corners
wedge-shaped stones that create the rounded arch
at the center of the semi-circle of the arch, locks the arch in place
type of vault that looks like a barrel cut lengthwise
two barrel vaults at right angles
rounded eye in dome of Pantheon
circular decoration of portraits on Roman architecture
large enclosed rectangular structure; floor plan became basis of early Christian churches
curved extension of rectangular end of basilica
central area of basilica
side passages of basilica
row of high-set windows in basilica
paint set in a binding solution
assemblages of tiny bits of stone, glass, or metal
dramatic productions with music and dances
lines sung alternately between leader and a chorus
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