Tuesday, October 9, 2007

Roman Art and Architecture (c 31 BCE-476 CE)

The Romans adopted the external language of classical Greek architecture for their own purposes, which were so different from Greek buildings as to create a new architectural style. The two styles are often considered one body of classical architecture. Sometimes that approach is productive, and sometimes it hinders understanding by causing us to judge Roman buildings by Greek standards. - Click here for full Background from Malaspina

Books from Alibris: Roman Art and Architecture

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