The Urban Image of Augustan Rome

The Urban Image of Augustan Rome

by Diane Favro


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ISBN-13: 9780521450836
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 06/28/1996
Pages: 368
Product dimensions: 7.99(w) x 9.96(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Fikret Yeg l is Distinguished Professor Emeritus at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Trained as an architect and architectural historian, he has extensive field experience in archaeology, notably as a long-term member of Harvard's Sardis Excavation. eg l is completing a major publication on the Temple of Artemis. mong his other books is aths and Bathing in Classical Antiquity (1996), which received the prestigious Alice Davies Hitchcock award from the Society of Architectural Historians.

Diane Favro is Professor Emerita, Department of Architecture and Urban Design, University of California, Los Angeles. Author of the influential book The Urban Image of Augustan Rome (1998), she has pioneered research applications of virtual reality digital reconstructions with ome Reborn 1993), the igital Roman Forum 2002), and Digital Karnak (2007). She was Director of the University of California, Los Angeles Experiential Technologies Center, President of the Society of Architectural Historians, and the Samuel H. Kress Professor at the National Gallery.

Table of Contents

1. Urban design and architecture in Rome and Italy during the Republic and the early empire; 2. Temple architecture of Republican Rome and Italy; 3. Technology of building; 4. Julio-Claudian architecture in Rome; 5. Residential architecture; 6. Imperial architecture in Rome from the Flavians through the Antonines; 7. Architecture and planning in Italy and the western provinces: from the Republic to the empire; 8. Architecture and planning in North Africa; 9. Greece under Roman rule; 10. Architecture and planning in Asia Minor; 11. The Roman Near East; 12. The late empire in Rome and the provinces: from the Severans to Constantine.

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