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The buildings of ancient Rome

Helen Leacroft

The buildings of ancient Rome

by Helen Leacroft

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Published by Brockhampton Press, W. R. Scott in Leicester, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Rome,
  • Italy,
  • Rome.
    • Subjects:
    • Architecture, Roman -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Architecture -- Italy -- Rome.,
    • Rome -- Civilization -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Rome -- Civilization.

    • About the Edition

      Describes the construction of the aqueducts, bridges, baths, and the Pantheon which reflect the Roman way of life and the technological inventiveness of the architects of ancient Rome.

      Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Helen and Richard Leacroft.
      GenreJuvenile literature.
      ContributionsLeacroft, Richard, joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDG97 .L4 1969
      The Physical Object
      Pagination40 p.
      Number of Pages40
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5686925M
      ISBN 100340042052
      LC Control Number69018971

      The Library of Alexandria, in Egypt, was the largest and most significant great library of the ancient world. It flourished under the patronage of the Ptolemaic dynasty and functioned as a major center of scholarship from its construction in the 3rd century BC until the Roman conquest of Egypt in 30 BC.   Ancient Rome had a large influence on the modern world. Though it has been thousands of years since the Roman Empire flourished, we can still see evidence of it in our art, architecture, technology, literature, language, and bridges and stadiums to books and the words we hear every day, the ancient Romans have left their mark on our world.

        I love the approach this book takes. The author tells us about everyday life in ancient Rome by following the course of a typical day (he chooses a day in AD, when the Roman Empire was at its height), describing the activities people would have been engaged in hour by hour/5.   The author of a classic work on the architecture of imperial Rome here broadens his focus to present an original study of urban architecture in Roman market towns, port cities, veterans’ colonies, and major metropolitan centers throughout the empire. “Simply the best book on Roman urbanism [that] I know A formidable breakthrough.

      The author of a classic work on the architecture of imperial Rome here broadens his focus to present an original study of urban architecture in Roman market towns, port cities, veterans' colonies, and major metropolitan centers throughout the empire. "Simply the best book on Roman urbanism [that] I know A formidable breakthrough. It brings to life the genius of Roman urbanism and. Ancient Roman Architecture Like art and other aspects of Ancient Roman culture, early Roman architecture borrowed heavily from Greek architecture. However, the Romans quickly adapted their own styles and were soon inspiring the architecture of many other countries. Roman architecture is noted for a number of reasons, including: Arches Domes Aqueducts Amphitheaters Thermaes .


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