Roman Realism, Monuments, and Propaganda

6.6 Discussion:

Roman Realism, Monuments, and Propaganda –

Module 6 group 2 From Introduction In this discussion, you will collaborate with your peers to Identify pivotal works of Roman from the Early through the Late Empire Analyze the political and social functions of Roman art

Instructions 1. Compose an original post (4-5 sentences, 10 points): Answer at least one of the following questions on the works of art, architecture, and monuments from the lessons in this module on Roman art.

1. Which work of art or monument do you find most clearly communicated a political or social idea? How did it do this?

2. Which work of art or monument do you think was most deceptive or deceitful in communicating its message? Why?

3. Which example of art or architecture do you find presented the most positive message about the Roman empire? Explain how you understand this message as “positive” and how the example communicates this message.

4. Which example of art or architecture do you find presented the most negative message about the Roman empire?

Explain how you understand this message as “negative” and how the example communicates this message.

2. Compose a peer response (10 points): After you post your original post, you will be able to reopen the discussion and reply to a peer’s post. You should respond to a peer who has not received a response, yet. In your response,

1. Ask your peer a question to help take their learning further OR

2. Connect the concepts or example your peer presents with another concept or example studied in this course

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