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Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Why the Arch of Titus Matters

3 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 27 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
8 videos
Why Does the Arch Matter?2m
Historical Context: The Jewish War and the Arch of Titus2m
The Arch: Romans and Jews3m
Colloquium: The Arch as a War Memorial, University of Southern California, 20155m
Objects Depicted on the Arch4m
Visiting The Roman Empire3m
The Arch: What Romans and Jews Saw1m
1 reading
Assignment 1: Field Research “The Arch of Titus is everywhere, if you know where to look!”10m
Week
2

Week 2

1 hour to complete

The Arch of Titus as a Work of Art

1 hour to complete
8 videos (Total 33 min)
8 videos
The Arch: Location and Light6m
The Scenes on the Arch4m
From Triumphal Parade to Modern Restoration1m
Other Roman Art: Exploring the Getty, Part 26m
An Artist's View: Ruth Weisberg4m
Office Hours: What is a Menorah?3m
Office Hours, Students Ask Questions: How to Interpret an Artifact4m
1 practice exercise
Some Basic Facts About The Arch of Titus16m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

The Arch of Titus in History

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 22 min)
4 videos
The Roman Triumphal Parade5m
Talmudic Rabbis of 3rd and 4th Centuries4m
Office Hours: The Arch in Roman Society5m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

The Arch of Titus from Antiquity to the Modern Era

3 hours to complete
13 videos (Total 61 min)
13 videos
The Temple Vessels and the Fall of Rome: Procopius4m
The Arch and Medieval Christianity9m
The Arch and Medieval Christianity: A Conversation with Prof. William Stenhouse2m
The First Book about the Arch, 17165m
Bernard and Picart's Religious Ceremonies and Customs of All the Peoples of the World (1723-1743)4m
Through the Eyes of Contemporary Scholars: Professor Fine with Professor Stenhouse3m
Triumphal Arches From 1500s-1800s3m
Jews and the The Arch46s
Office Hours, Students ask Questions: Legends of the Menorah8m
The Arch at the Jewish Museum5m
The Arch and the Menorah at the Metropolitan Museum of Art5m
Jewish Artifacts3m

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