Roman architecture

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Roman architecture

  1. 1. Roman Architecture By Ian Foster January 2014
  2. 2. The Odeon at the base of the Acropolis in Athens, Greece commissioned by Herodes Atticus, an Athenian, but Roman Senator. It was built in memory of his deceased wife.
  3. 3. The Pantheon in Rome A view of the Pantheon from my hotel. At night, without the crowds.
  4. 4. The Pantheon The ceiling inside.
  5. 5. The Vatican St. Peter’s Basilica
  6. 6. The Coliseum
  7. 7. Columns in the Coliseum
  8. 8. The system for lifting things from the basement of Coliseum.
  9. 9. Original tiles
  10. 10. The Arch of Constantine
  11. 11. Circus Maximus the site of ancient Roman chariot racing
  12. 12. Castel Sant’Angelo Hadrian’s mausoleum and later a papal fortress
  13. 13. The Roman Forum
  14. 14. An excavated area showing ancient Rome.

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