Ancient Roman architecture
Ancient Roman architecture developed different aspects of Ancient Greek architecture and newer technologies such as the arch and the dome to create a new architectural style. Roman architecture flouri...
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Rimini Italy
Frühling in Rimini, Italien. Ausflüge nach Gradara, San Leo, Urbino und Santarcangelo. Musik: The Power of Love - Celin Dion - Jan Fila Amnesia - Maximo Spodek Tiamo I Love You - Maximo Spodek O Sole...
London Attack: 2 separate incidents at London Bridge and Borough Market
London Attack: 2 separate incidents at London Bridge and Borough Market
British Archeologists Have Discovered Long-Lost Roman Roads Using LIDAR
For years, the United Kingdom’s Environment Agency has been using Lidar to study flooding and coastal changes. Since 1998, it’s had an unexpected use: discovering long-lost roads left by the Romans, h...
Roman Toilets May Actually Have Been Bad For Public Health
At its zenith, the Roman Empire spanned three continents, encircled the Mediterranean, and was home to one-fifth of the planet’s population. The Romans brought roads, bridges, and, perhaps most import...
FROM CLAY TO MOSAICS
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Researchers Discover Secret Recipe Of Roman Concrete That Allowed It To Endure For Over 2,000 Years
Ancient Rome’s concrete recipe is an impressive feat in architectural history. Some Roman buildings are so spectacular in their construction and beauty that modern builders would never attempt somethi...
The Colossal Head of Decebalus, King of the Dacians
In the heart of Rome stands a 38m tall column built in the 2nd century A.D. Carved in low relief spiralling around the monument are over 2600 figures, representing the combatants of wars fought in a d...
Trajan's Column - Reading an Ancient Comic Strip
The victory of the Roman emperor Trajan over the Dacians in back-to-back wars is carved in numerous scenes that spiral up around a 126-foot marble pillar in Rome known as Trajan's Column. It's a tale ...
Colosseum Interactive Virtual Tour
Inside Roman Colosseum in Rome Interactive Virtual Tour as if you were there. 360 panorama and virtual tour.
Secrets of Ancient Roman concrete revealed
Thousands of years later, breakwaters in Ancient Roman harbors are still intact. Modern formulas don't come close. A mineral analysis reveals the recipe for the sturdier, less CO2-intensive concrete.
The 10 Best Practical Places to Explore Ancient Rome
The legacy of the Roman Empire can be found in far more places than you might imagine. Many of the most interesting ancient sites, however, are located in countries and regions that are difficult or d...
Aosta
Aosta.
Villa Romana del Casale
In about 300 A.D., Emperor Maximilian built the imperial Roman villa of Casale — an obscenely lavish country escape — covering it wall-to-wall in some of the...
Colosseum
Discover the engineering secrets behind Rome's Colosseum. Engineering the Impossible: The Colosseum : SUN JUNE 24 9P et/pt http://channel.nationalgeographic....
Roman Architectural Revolution
The Roman Architectural Revolution, also known as the concrete Revolution, was the widespread use in Roman architecture of the previously little-used architectural forms of the arch, vault, and dome. ...
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Roman concrete
Roman concrete, also called opus caementicium, was a material used in construction during the late Roman Republic through the whole history of the Roman Empire. Roman concrete was based on a hydraulic...
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Dome
A dome is an element of architecture that resembles the hollow upper half of a sphere. Dome structures made of various materials have a long architectural lineage extending into prehistory.Corbel dome...
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De architectura
De architectura (English: On architecture, published as Ten Books on Architecture) is a treatise on architecture written by the Roman architect Vitruvius and dedicated to his patron, the emperor ...
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Roman temple
Ancient Roman temples are among the most visible archaeological remains of Roman culture, and are a significant source for Roman architecture. Their construction and maintenance was a major part of a...
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Roman amphitheatre
Roman amphitheatres are amphitheatres – large, circular or oval open-air venues with raised seating – built by the Ancient Romans. They were used for events such as gladiator combats,venationes (anima...
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Roman theatre (structure)
The similarities of Roman theatres to those of earlier Greek theatres are due in large part to the influence of Ancient Greece on the Roman triumvir Pompeii. Indeed, much of the architectural influenc...
Roman theatre (structure) - Wikipedia
Forum (Roman)
A forum (Latin forum "public place outdoors", plural fora; English plural either fora or forums) was a public square in a Roman municipium, or any civitas, reserved primarily for the vending of good...
Forum (Roman) - Wikipedia
Ancient Roman bathing
Bathing played a major part in ancient Roman culture and society.Bathing was one of the most common daily activities in Roman culture, and was practiced across a wide variety of social classes. Though...
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Hypocaust
A hypocaust (Latin hypocaustum) was an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air. The word derives from the Ancient Greek hypo meaning "under" and caust-, meaning "b...
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Roman bridge
Roman bridges, built by ancient Romans, were the first large and lasting bridges built. Roman bridges were built with stone and had the arch as the basic structure (see arch bridge). Most utilized con...
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Roman aqueduct
The Romans constructed numerous aqueducts in order to bring water from distant sources into their cities and towns, supplying public baths, latrines, fountains and private households. Waste water was ...
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Roman gardens
Roman gardens (Latin: horti) and ornamental horticulture became highly developed during the history of Roman civilization. The Gardens of Lucullus (Horti Lucullani) on the Pincian Hill at the edge...
Roman gardens - Wikipedia
Roman villa
Roman villa is a term used to describe a Roman country house built for the upper class during the Roman republic and the Roman Empire.
According to Pliny the Elder, there were two kinds of villas:...
Roman villa - Wikipedia