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    Roman Imperial Architecture (Pelican History of Art) (Paperback) By (author) J. B. Ward-Perkins

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    DescriptionThis history of Roman Imperial architecture looks at the interaction of two dominant themes - in Rome itself the emergence of a new architecture based on the use of Roman concrete, and in the provinces the development of interrelated but distinctive Romano-provincial schools.

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    Roman Imperial Architecture
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) J. B. Ward-Perkins
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    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 532
    Width: 148 mm
    Height: 206 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 798 g
    ISBN 13: 9780300052923
    ISBN 10: 0300052928

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    Libri: I-AR
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    DC22: 722/.7, 720.937
    DC21: 720.937
    LC classification: NA310 .W34 1994
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    Edition statement
    Illustrations note
    316 illustrations, maps, notes, glossary, bibliography, index
    Yale University Press
    Imprint name
    Yale University Press
    Publication date
    25 November 1992
    Publication City/Country
    New Haven
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    The history of Roman Imperial architecture is one of the interaction of two dominant themes-in Rome itself the emergence of a new architecture based on the use of a revolutionary new material, Roman concrete, and in the provinces the development of interrelated but distinctive Romano-provincial schools.
    Table of contents
    Part 1 Architecture in Rome and Italy from Augustus to the mid 3rd century: Augustan Rome; architecture in Rome under the Julio-Claudian emperors (AD 14-68) - Tiberius (AD 14-37), Caligula (AD 37-41), Claudius (AD 41-54), Nero (AD 54-68); archiecture in Rome from Vespasian to Trajan (AD 69-117) - Vespasian (AD 69-79), Titus (AD 79-81), Domitian (AD 81-96), Nerva and Trajan (AD 96-117); materials and methods - the Roman architectural revolution; architecture in Rome from Hadrian to Alexander Severus (AD 117-235) - Hadrian (AD 117-38), Antoninus Pius to Commodus (AD 138-93), the Severan emperors (AD 193-235), private funerary architecture in the 2nd century; Ostia - the early imperial city, Ostia in the 2nd and 3rd centuries; Italy under the early empire - Campania, Northern Italy; domestic architecture in town and country - the towns, suburbs and countryside, the late Roman town houses of Ostia. Part 2 The architecture of the Roman provinces: Gaul and the European provinces - the Iberian peninsula, Gaul, Britain and the Germanies, central and south-eastern Europe; Greece - Corinth, Athens, other Roman sites; Asia Minor - building materials and techniques, the central plateau, the western coastlands, Pamphylia and Cilicia, the contribution of Asia Minor to the architecture of the empire; the architecture of the Roman east - Judaea - the buildings of Herod the Great, Baalbek and the Lebannon, north-west Syria, Damascus, southern Syria - Petra and the Decapolis, the Hauran, the Mesopotamian frontier lands - Dura-Europos and Hatra, Palmyra; the North African provinces - Egypt, Cyrenaica, Tripolitania, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco. Part 3 Late pagan archiecture in Rome and in the provinces: architecture in Rome from Maximin to Constantine (AD 235-337); the architecture of the tetrarchy in the provinces - Trier, Thessalonike (Salonica), Spalato (Split), Piazza Armerina, north Italy, Constantinople.