A Companion to Roman Architecture

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Roger B. Ulrich, Caroline K. Quenemoen
John Wiley & Sons, Oct 10, 2013 - Literary Criticism - 616 pages

A Companion to Roman Architecture presents a comprehensive review of the critical issues and approaches that have transformed scholarly understanding in recent decades in one easy-to-reference volume.

  • Offers a cross-disciplinary approach to Roman architecture, spanning technology, history, art, politics, and archaeology
  • Brings together contributions by leading scholars in architectural history
  • An essential guide to recent scholarship, covering new archaeological discoveries, lesser known buildings, new technologies and space and construction
  • Includes extensive, up-to-date bibliography and glossary of key Roman architectural terms
 

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Contents

List of Illustrations
MapsGeneral Images
The Domus Augusti and Augustuss Buildings on
Conclusion
GUIDE TO FURTHER READING
Scale Planning and theShape of Order
Materials and Techniques
Private Villas Italy and
Timber 4 Materialsby Type BrickandTile
Romeand HerNeighbors Greek
What isaRoman Villa? 2 Designingthe Villa
Building for an Audience
Display
Romanization Introduction Interpreting Cultural Change and Material
The Nature and PlanningofBalnea andThermae
Provinces

Glass
Integration of DiverseMaterials and Structural
Labor Force and Execution
CHAPTER
Process GUIDE TO FURTHER READING
Urban Cult Places in Roman Italy
Fora
The Slow Triumph of Monarchism
The Theoretical Debate
Conclusions
Analyzing Ancient Images of Temple Facades 2 Debating Plans
Glossary
References
Index

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About the author (2013)

Roger B. Ulrich is Ralph Butterfield Professor of Classics at Dartmouth College, where he teaches Roman Archaeology and Latin and directs Dartmouth’s Rome Foreign Study Program in Italy. He is the author of The Roman Orator and the Sacred Stage: The Roman Templum Rostratum(1994) and Roman Woodworking (2007).

Caroline K. Quenemoen is Professor in the Practice and Director of Fellowships and Undergraduate Research at Rice University. Previously she taught courses in Greek and Roman art and archaeology at Rice. Her research focuses on Roman architecture, including articles on the House of Augustus.

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