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The Roman Age: the Roman amphitheatre called the Arena, the Roman theatre, the Stone Bridge, the Gavi Arch and the monumental gates (Porta Borsari and the Porta Leona) are the most important remains of a very prosperous age.
The Barbarian and feudal ages: S. Maria Matricolare (remains in the Cathedral), Santo Stefano, San Siro and the walis of Theodoric and Berengarius (ruins).
The Age of the Commune: the basilicas of San Zeno and San Fermo, the churches of SS. Apostoli, San Lorenzo, San Nazzaro, SS. TrinitÓ. S. Maria in Organo, the Palazzo del Comune, the bronze doors of S. Zeno, the Wheel of Fortune in San Zeno, the ciborium in the Cathedral and the baptistery of San Giovanni in Fonte.
The Scaligers' Seigniory: the church of Sant'Anastasia, the Scaligeri Tombs, the Scaligeri Castle and Bridge. Frescoes by M. Cicogna in San Zeno, Sant'Anastasia, San Fermo, by Altichiero in Sant'Anastasia and by Giacomo da Verona in SS. TrinitÓ.
The Domination of the Visconti and of Venice: The Franchini building in via Emilei and the Del Bene building in San Zeno, the Palazzo del Consiglio and the Scala della Ragione, Frescoes by Pisanello in Sant'Anastasia and San Fermo, by Stefano da Zevio in the Castelvecchio Museum, the Bellini crucifixion in the Cathedral and the Mantegna triptych in San Zeno.
Austrian Verona (1814-1866): after the French occupation by Napoleonis armies, comes the period of Austrian domination that brought the next spate of building toward the mid-1 9th-century - most of it military. Verona was made the capital of the Austrian occupation of Lombardy and Veneto, and hence the key to the famous Quadrilateral, the Austrian defence network. The Venetian walis were modernized with Carnot-type walls.