What is Roman art best known for?
Roman painters and sculptors suffered from a traditional sense of inferiority in the face of Greek art, which they copied endlessly. The greatest artistic achievements of ancient Rome were in architecture (eg. the Colosseum) and in narrative relief sculpture (eg. Trajan’s Column 113 CE). For more, see: Roman Art. Q. What is Celtic art? This term traditionally refers to the metalwork, sculpture and decorative works of the Ancient Celts, who arrived in Eastern Europe from the Caucasus around 800 BCE. For details, see: Celtic Art. For the history and cultural contributions of the Celts, see: Celtic Culture. Q. What are “Celtic designs”? These typically include: spirals, interlace, knots, crosses and zoomorphs. See Celtic Designs. Q. What works of Christian art were produced during the Medieval period? For almost 600 years (400-1000), most European culture stagnated, due to barbarian-inspired anarchy and a general decline in living standards. Only the Christian Church survived, and even th