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A companion to Roman architecture

Author: Roger Bradley Ulrich; Caroline K Quenemoen
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex, UK ; Malden, MA : Wiley Blackwell, 2014.
Series: Blackwell companions to the ancient world., Literature and culture.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"An essential guide to recent scholarship, covering new archaeological discoveries, lesser known buildings, new technologies, and space and construction"--
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Companion to Roman architecture.
Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons Inc., 2013
(DLC) 2013026206
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Bradley Ulrich; Caroline K Quenemoen
ISBN: 9781405199643 1405199644
OCLC Number: 851175487
Description: xvii, 589 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm.
Contents: Italic architecture of the earlier first millennium BCE / Jeffrey A. Becker --
Rome and her neighbors : Greek building practices in Republican Rome / Penelope J.E. Davies --
Creating imperial architecture / Inge Nielsen --
Columns and concrete : architecture from Nero to Hadrian / Caroline K. Quenemoen --
The Severan Period / Edmund V. Thomas --
The architecture of Tetrarchy / Emanuel Mayer --
Architect and patron / James C. Anderson, Jr --
Plans, measurement systems, and surveying : the Roman technology of pre-building / John R. Senseney --
Materials and techniques / Lynne C. Lancaster and Roger B. Ulrich --
Labor force and execution / Rabun Taylor --
Urban sanctuaries : the Early Republic to Augustus / John W. Stamper --
Monumental architecture of non-urban culty places in Roman Italy / Tesse D. Stek --
Fora / James F.D. Frakes --
Funerary cult and architecture / Kathryn J. McDonnell --
Building for an audience : the architecture of Roman spectacle / Hazel Dodge --
Roman imperial baths and thermae / Fikret K. Yegül --
Courtyard architecture in the Insulae of Ostia Antica / Roger B. Ulrich --
Domus, single family house / John R. Clarke --
Private villas : Italy and the provinces / Mantha Zarmakoupi --
Romanization / Louise Revell --
Streets and facades / Ray Laurence --
Vitruvius and his influence / Ingrid D. Rowland --
Ideological applications : Roman architecture and fascist Romanità / Genevieve S. Gessert --
Visualizing architecture then and now : mimesis and the Capitoline Temple of Jupiter Optimus Maximus / Melanie Grunow Sobocinski --
Conservation / WIlliam Aylward.
Series Title: Blackwell companions to the ancient world., Literature and culture.
Responsibility: edited by Roger B. Ulrich and Caroline K. Quenemoen.
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This Companion provides a comprehensive review of the critical issues and approaches that have transformed scholarly understanding of Roman architecture in the last 20 years. It serves as an  Read more...

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