19 de març de 2015

Amazing Stop-Motion: Time travel to ancient Rome

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El vaixell d'Odisseu ha dit...

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Dafne Serra ha dit...

Salvete omnes!

Here we have one of the most important monuments of all time and one of the only ones who had survived the fall of the roman empire. As date of today, researchers still don't know how it was actually built. With 126 feet tall and aproximatedly 29 blocs of marble it has been said to be built by Apollodorus of Damascus, but its not been confirmed yet. Inside the column it was built a staircaise which allows to go to the top of it. While it was built, there was a sofisticated sistems to even put the blocks at the top. Once all blocks where put in place, they started working on the forms and the scenes they had to put there, and they were painted with bright colours. To put the cherry on top, the bronce statue of trojan was put at the top of the column only to be robbed later in 1598.

Since it was built had passed 900 years and over those centuries the column has inspired and fascinated every person to visit it.


Mireia Boix ha dit...

Salvete crew members!

First of all I wanted to say that I like a lot this video! I think it shows the history of a wonderful monument in a very funny and easy way which allows me to understand this faster.

This video talks about the Trajan's column which is situated in the heart of Rome, Italy. This monument, survivor of the fall of Rome, is such a mystery and researchers are still trying to find out how it was built and its history. It is thought that the column was designed by Apollodus of Damascus who also designed Trajan's forum. It was dedicated from the Roman senate to honor Trajan's emperor who conquered a very important territory. The history of the works of art made on the column are related to Trajan's emperor as well: they tell us about Trajan's empire war victory. These works of art, according to expert's studies, were probably painted with bright colors.

Also they show the construction process and how it worked. 29 blocks of marble were needed to build this monument due to its weight and tones and a staircase was made to access the top. At the moment, there is a theory that tells that the blocks, already made, were transported from the outside of the construction to the inside to elevate and organize them. Later, Lewis iron held the blocks of marble from the inside; then ropes were attached to them while strong men move the mechanisms up and down; finally, thanks to platforms, marble blocks could be moved and placed in the right place.

This historic monument has been deeply influential and over the centuries continues inspiring Rome.


lpp1998@gmail.com ha dit...

In this comment I'll talk about what is this video about and I'll resume the main parts of the video.
This stop-motion video is about how a man travels to the past and discovers how the romans made the great monument which have survived th fall of Rome, the Trajan's column. The column was designed by the notorious architect Apollodus of Damascus. The column was dedicated to Trajan, the roman emperor. The paints in the column represent 55 different scenes and probably it was painted with bright colors.In the top of the column it was an statue of Trajan but this statue was lost in history.

This video is amazing, all made in stop-motion style, fascinating, such a great work and an original one. I've really enjoy it!


Ramon Vendrell ha dit...


Hi everybody!
Firstly, I want to say that my level english is not really good, so you will have to forgive me in case of commiting an error.

This video is incredible! This stop motion is hilarious and I am sure that it requires a lot of patience and dedication. Admirable!
The video shows us how was the construction process of the Rome's special column. At the circumstances they were, is fascinating the method they used to grow up the column. With this video, as I said, we can appreciate the arquitechture technics and we can have an idea about a lot of years ago.
Great post!