the genesis of roman architecture

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The Roman Forum

Author : Gilbert J. Gorski
ISBN : 9780521192446
Genre : Architecture
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This richly illustrated volume provides an architectural history of the central section of the Roman Forum during the Empire (31 BCE-476 CE).

The Column Of Marcus Aurelius

Author : Martin Beckmann
ISBN : 9780807834619
Genre : History
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One of the most important monuments of Imperial Rome and at the same time one of the most poorly understood, the Column of Marcus Aurelius has long stood in the shadow of the Column of Trajan. In The Column of Marcus Aurelius, Martin Beckmann makes

The Art Of Building In The Classical World

Author : John R. Senseney
ISBN : 9781139497268
Genre : Art
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This book examines the application of drawing in the design process of classical architecture, exploring how the tools and techniques of drawing developed for architecture subsequently shaped theories of vision and representations of the universe in science and philosophy. Building on recent scholarship that examines and reconstructs the design process of classical architecture, John R. Senseney focuses on technical drawing in the building trade as a model for the expression of visual order, showing that the techniques of ancient Greek drawing actively determined concepts about the world. He argues that the uniquely Greek innovations of graphic construction determined principles that shaped the massing, special qualities and refinements of buildings and the manner in which order itself was envisioned.

Roman Builders

Author : Rabun M. Taylor
ISBN : 0521803349
Genre : Architecture
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Rabun Taylor describes how the architectural ideas behind great Roman building projects were carried into practice. He uses the Baths of Caracalla, the Pantheon, the Colosseum & the great temples of Baalbek as physical documents for their own building histories.

Roman Woodworking

Author : Roger Bradley Ulrich
ISBN : 0300103417
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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This book presents an authoritative and detailed survey of the art of woodworking in the ancient Roman world. Illustrated with over 200 line drawings and photographs, Roman Woodworking covers topics such as the training and guild memberships of Roman carpenters, woodworking tools and techniques, the role of timber in construction and the availability of trees, and interior woodwork and furniture making. It also includes an extensive glossary of fully defined terms. This comprehensive book displays the accomplishment of the Roman woodworkers and their high skill and knowledge of materials and tools. Ulrich helps bring to light the importance of wooden projects and structures in Roman daily life and provides a wealth of information not only for classicists but also for those interested in the history of technology and the history of woodworking.

The Afterlife Of The Roman City

Author : Hendrik W. Dey
ISBN : 9781107069183
Genre : Architecture
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This book offers a new perspective on the evolution of cities across the Roman Empire in late antiquity and the early Middle Ages.

The History Of Rome

Author : Theodor Mommsen
Genre : Rome
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