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Title A companion to Roman architecture / edited by Roger B. Ulrich and Caroline K. Quenemoen
Published Chichester, West Sussex, UK : Wiley Blackwell, 2013
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Series Blackwell companions to the ancient world. Ancient history
Blackwell companions to the ancient world. Ancient history.
Contents Machine generated contents note: Notes on Contributors Maps/General Images Introduction 1. Italic Architecture of the Earlier First Millennium BCE Jeffrey A. Becker 2. Rome and Her Neighbors: Greek Building Practices In Republican Rome Penelope J.E. Davies 3. Creating Imperial Architecture Inge Nielsen 4. Columns and Concrete: Architecture from Nero to Hadrian Caroline K. Quenemoen 5. The Severan Period E.V. Thomas 6. The Architecture of Tetrarchy Emanuel Mayer 7. Architect and Patron James C. Anderson, Jr. 8. Plans, Measurement Systems, and Surveying: The Roman Technology of Pre-Building John R. Senseney 9. Materials and Techniques Lynne C. Lancaster and Roger B. Ulrich 10. Labor Force and Execution Rabun Taylor 11. Urban sanctuaries: The Early Republic to Augustus John W. Stamper 12. Monumental Architecture of Non-Urban Cult Places in Roman Italy Tesse D. Stek 13. Fora James F.D. Frakes 14. Funerary Cult and Architecture Kathryn J. McDonnell 15. Building for an Audience: the Architecture of Roman Spectacle Hazel Dodge 16. Roman Imperial Baths and Thermae Fikret K. Yegul 17. Courtyard Architecture in the Insulae of Ostia Antica Roger B. Ulrich 18. Domus/Single Family House John R. Clarke 19. Private Villas: Italy and the Provinces Mantha Zarmakoupi 20. Romanization Louise Revell 21. Streets and Facades Ray Laurence 22. Vitruvius and his Influence Ingrid Rowland 23. Ideological Applications: Roman Architecture and Fascist Romanità Genevieve S. Gessert 24. Visualizing Architecture Then and Now: Mimesis and the Capitoline Temple of Jupiter Optimus Maximus Melanie Grunow Sobocinski 25. Conservation William Aylward Glossary References Index
Summary "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 "-- Provided by publisher
"An essential guide to recent scholarship, covering new archaeological discoveries, lesser known buildings, new technologies, and space and construction"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Architecture, Roman.
Form Electronic book
Author Quenemoen, Caroline K., editor
Ulrich, Roger Bradley, editor
LC no. 2013026206
ISBN 1118325133 (electronic bk.)
1118325141 (electronic bk.)
9781118325131 (electronic bk.)
9781118325148 (electronic bk.)