Etruscan and Early Roman Architecture
Axel Boethius's account begins about 1400 B.C. with the primitive villages of the Italic tribes. The scene was transformed by the arrival of the Greeks and by the Etruscans who by about 600 had Rome and Central Italy under their cultural spell.
THE STONE AND BRONZE AGES
THE EARLY IRON AGE
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ROME DURING THE STRUGGLE FOR SUPREMACY IN ITALY
acropolis Alba Fucens Andren Appia archaic arches Architectural Terracottas architecture Ardea ash urn ashlar atria atrium atrium-houses Augustan axial barrel-vaulted basilica Boethius building built Caere Cerveteri Capitoline Temple Capitolium Casa cella central Italy Cerveteri colonnaded columns concrete Crema culture decoration Dionysius domus Doric Early Iron Age entrance Etruria Etrus Etruscan Etruscan temples Etruscan towns excavated facade feet Forum Romanum fourth century front Gjerstad Greek hellenistic hill houses huts Imperial Age Ionic Iron Age Italic Italy Largo Argentina Late Republican later Latium Livy Lugli marble Marzabotto monumental Museo opus incertum Ostia Palatine pediment peristyle plate Pliny podia podium Pompeii portico Praeneste pronaus rectangular revetments Roman Rome roof San Giovenale second century B.C. side stone storeys Strabo streets style tabernae tablinum Tarquinia terrace terracotta theatre third century Tiber tion Tivoli Tomba travertine tufa tury Tuscan upper Varro vaults Veii Villa Vitruvius Vitruvius's walls wooden