211 3-24-09 colossal statue of constantine arch of constantine in rome 313-315ce -different levels are made for different emperors. -senate owned the sculptures. -approach to building. using preexisting elements. -relate good emperors to himself. -reusing materials - architectural expression, theme, idea. -brings back the past. makes it a part of the present. -proportion, compositionally sound. -composition by reusing materials. jewish traditions ?wall street? in dura-europos syria - tigris river jewish community center located on ?wall street? - street next to the wall -organized around a courtyard. -many images of zodiac signs. -many images on the walls. unlike most jewish temples. -strong message of anti-idolatry. -the arc defeats the idols of the pagans. -reuse of domestic space for a church space. old st. peter?s, rome - vatican city -radical new idea of building. -a new scale of building. -spolia - latin term meaning spoils. spoils of war. -continutes to reuse pieces of the past in a church.
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