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Roman architecture

Author: Frank Sear
Publisher: London : Routledge, 1998.
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In this comprehensive, accessible and beautifully illustrated book, Frank Sear traces the evolution of Roman architecture during the four centuries from the late Republic to AD 330, when Constantine moved the empire's capital to Constantinople. With over 200 diagrams, maps and photos, this lucid and eminently readable account is a detailed overview of the development of architecture from Augustine to Constantine.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Sear, Frank.
Roman architecture.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Frank Sear
ISBN: 0203019156 9780203019153
OCLC Number: 55202688
Notes: Originally published in 1982 by B.T. Batsford. Reissued in 1998 in paperback by Routledge.
Description: 1 online resource (288 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright page; Dedication page; Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgments; List of Illustrations; 1 Republican Rome; 2 Roman Building Types; 3 The Age of Augustus; 4 Roman Architects, Building Techniques and Materials; 5 The Julio-Claudians; 6 Two Roman towns: Pompeii and Ostia; 7 The Flavians; 8 Trajan and Hadrian; 9 North Africa; 10 The European Provinces; 11 The Eastern Provinces; 12 The Late Empire; Glossary; Bibliography; Index.
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In this comprehensive, accessible and beautifully illustrated book, Frank Sear traces the evolution of Roman architecture during the four centuries from the late Republic to AD 330, when Constantine moved the empire's capital to Constantinople. With over 200 diagrams, maps and photos, this lucid and eminently readable account is a detailed overview of the development of architecture from Augustine to Constantine. Covering building techniques and materials as well as architecture and patronage, features include:* deployment of the most recent archaeological evidence*

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