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Porphyry group of the Tetrarchy, the two Augusti, Vatican 20. Porphyry group of the Tetrarchy, the two Caesars, Vatican 21. Detail of porphyry group of Fig. 19 ortgtn replaces the personal individuality, just as the divine birthday replaces the personal dies nata/is. The similitudo in the portraying of the emperors is thus of the same nature as that in the portrayal of saints; a "sacred type," rv1ro~ l€p6~ (pp. ) permeates all i11dividual characteristics. It is toward this manifestation of the divine in the emperors and not toward their individual personality that the eye of Late Antiquity is directed, it seeks the eternal God-Emperor which undoubtedly was seen in the image of Diocletian.

Beside them were the military commanders (duces). In this checkered carving-up of the territories into new, equal, and uniform administrative units, arranged in three levels, a scheme of division was employed which was characteristic of the tetrarchical system. Here is a construction that can be compared to composition according to a geometrical coordinate system in contemporary art and architecture (pp. , Fig. 23). The complex and composite were not resolved into their natural components, but were divided more mathematically and appeared, after this division, as regular and equal parts.

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