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    The Architecture of Ancient Rome: An Illustrated Guide to the Glorious Classical Heritage of the Roman Empire (Hardback) By (author) Nigel Rodgers, Consultant editor Hazel Dodge

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    DescriptionThis is an illustrated guide to the glorious classical heritage of the Roman Empire. It is an informative history of Roman architecture with over 250 photographs, drawings, diagrams and cross-sections. You can examine the great buildings that define the Roman Empire, from amphitheatres, libraries and aqueducts to magnificent palaces and temples. You can discover how the architectural legacy of the Romans influenced the development of classical architecture, from the Renaissance to post-modern classicism. It features cutaways and reconstructions of the Colosseum, the Pantheon and other World Heritage buildings. Building and technical terminology is fully explained, from barrel vaults to concrete facings. Consultant Dr Hazel Dodge FSA is an expert on all aspects of Roman construction and building technology. It is created some 2,000 years ago, the buildings of ancient Rome continue to influence architects today. This book covers the art and architecture of Rome's vast empire. It detailed drawings of the Colosseum, the Pantheon and other World Heritage buildings reveal Roman techniques and architectural styles. Major public buildings, from the Forum Romanum to the Colosseum and the Pantheon are carefully described. The Romans built lavishly across their empire, founding or refounding magnificent cities like Carthage and Petra. You can discover the wonders of Roman architecture, from the city of Rome itself to Palmyra and Pompeii, with 250 illustrations and an authoritative text.


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    Title
    The Architecture of Ancient Rome
    Subtitle
    An Illustrated Guide to the Glorious Classical Heritage of the Roman Empire
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Nigel Rodgers, Consultant editor Hazel Dodge
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 128
    Width: 168 mm
    Height: 220 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 522 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780754827290
    ISBN 10: 0754827291
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: ARC
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.5
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAR
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    Ingram Theme: CULT/ITALY
    BIC subject category V2: HDDK
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    LC classification: NA
    B&T General Subject: 130
    Ingram Subject Code: AR
    Libri: I-AR
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002020
    BIC subject category V2: AMX
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15850
    BIC subject category V2: ACG, 1QDAR
    BISAC V2.8: ARC005020
    Abridged Dewey: 722
    DC23: 722.7
    Illustrations note
    over 250 photographs
    Publisher
    Anness Publishing
    Imprint name
    LORENZ BOOKS
    Publication date
    07 September 2013
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Nigel Rodgers, author, has written widely on history, art philosophy. His recent books include The Rise and Fall of Ancient Rome and The Greek World (both Lorenz Books). Dr Hazel Dodge FSA, consultant, is Louis Claude Purser Senior Lecturer in Classical Archaeology at the School of Classics, Trinity College, Dublin, and is the author of Ancient Rome - The Archaeology of the Eternal City and, with Peter Connolly, The Ancient City - Life in Classical Athens and Rome (both OUP).