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Podcast Episode 75: The Ara Pacis


Welcome back to Accessible Art History: The Podcast! This week, I'm discussing the famous Ara Pacis, or "Altar of Peace".


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The Ara Pacis - front

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The Ara Pacis - back

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Ara Pacis - Plan

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Processional Frieze

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Interior Frieze

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The "Tellus" Panel

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Sources


Gardner's Art Through the Ages by Fred S. Kleiner


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ara_Pacis


https://www.rome-museum.com/ara-pacis.php


https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/ancient-art-civilizations/roman/early-empire/a/ara-pacis


https://ara-pacis-museum.com/


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Augustus


https://www.britannica.com/biography/Augustus-Roman-emperor


http://romanrepublic.org/roma/bibliotheca/conducting-ceremonies-sacrifice/


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