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The architecture of Roman temples : the Republic to the Middle empire

Author: John W Stamper
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This book examines the development of Roman temple architecture from its earliest history to the reigns of Hadrian and the Antonines in the second century AD. John Stamper traces the evolution of  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John W Stamper
ISBN: 9780521723718 052172371X 9780521810685 052181068X
OCLC Number: 232366255
Description: xv, 287 pages : illustrations, maps ; 28 cm
Contents: List of illustrations --
Preface --
Introduction: the authority of precedent --
Building the temple of Jupiter Capitolinus --
A new reconstruction of the temple --
Etrusco-Roman temples of the early Republic --
Assimilation of Hellenistic architecture after teh Punic Wars --
The Corinthian order in the First Century B.C. --
Architecture and ceremony in the time of Pompey and Julius Caesar --
Rebuilding Rome in the time of Augustus --
Augustus and the temple of Mars Ultor --
Temples and fora of the Flavian emperors --
The Forum Traiani --
Hadrian's Pantheon --
Hadrian and the Antonines --
Epilogue --
Notes --
List of abbreviations --
Works cited and consulted --
Responsibility: John W. Stamper.


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"Stamper aims at providing architects, planners, historians, and students with a more comprehensive discussion of the ancient temples of Rome than exists to date by interpreting the work of Read more...

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