A Companion to Roman Architecture

A Companion to Roman Architecture

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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 termsIn his manual, Vitruvius (whose praenomen and cognomen are uncertain) provides enough information to reconstruct ... After Caesara#39;s assassination in 44, Vitruvius a€“stillin the army architectural service a€“ was appointed a supervisor for construction and repair of engines of war, and he continuedinthis positionfor some years uponthe recommendation ofOctaviana#39;s sister Octavia, whoseems to havebeenanbsp;...

Title:A Companion to Roman Architecture
Author:Roger B. Ulrich, Caroline K. Quenemoen
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2013-10-10


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