Über den Autor
Roger B. Ulrich is Ralph Butterfield Professor of Classics at Dartmouth College, where he teaches Roman Archaeology and Latin and directs Dartmouth's Rome Foreign Study Program in Italy. He is the author of The Roman Orator and the Sacred Stage: The Roman Templum Rostratum(1994) and Roman Woodworking (2007).rnCaroline K. Quenemoen is Professor in the Practice and Director of Fellowships and Undergraduate Research at Rice University. Previously she taught courses in Greek and Roman art and archaeology at Rice. Her research focuses on Roman architecture, including articles on the House of Augustus.
List of Illustrations viiirnContributors xiiirnMaps/General Images xviiirnIntroduction 1rn1. Italic Architecture of the Earlier First Millennium BCE 6nJeffrey A. Beckerrn2. Rome and Her Neighbors: Greek Building Practices in Republican Rome 27nPenelope J.E. Daviesrn3. Creating Imperial Architecture 45nInge Nielsenrn4. Columns and Concrete: Architecture from Nero to Hadrian 63nCaroline K. Quenemoenrn5. The Severan Period 82nEdmund V. Thomasrn6. The Architecture of Tetrarchy 106nEmanuel Mayerrn7. Architect and Patron 127nJames C. Anderson, jr.rn8. Plans, Measurement Systems, and Surveying: The Roman Technology of Pre-Building 140nJohn R. Senseneyrn9. Materials and Techniques 157nLynne C. Lancaster and Roger B. Ulrichrn10. Labor Force and Execution 193nRabun Taylorrn11. Urban Sanctuaries: The Early Republic to Augustus 207nJohn W. Stamperrn12. Monumental Architecture of Non-Urban Cult Places in Roman Italy 228nTesse D. Stekrn13. Fora 248nJames F.D. Frakesrn14. Funerary Cult and Architecture 264nKathryn J. McDonnellrn15. Building for an Audience: The Architecture of Roman Spectacle 281nHazel Dodgern16. Roman Imperial Baths and Thermae 299nFikret K. Yegülrn17. Courtyard Architecture in the Insulae of Ostia Antica 324nRoger B. Ulrichrn18. Domus/Single Family House 342nJohn R. Clarkern19. Private Villas: Italy and the Provinces 363nMantha Zarmakoupirn20. Romanization 381nLouise Revellrn21. Streets and Facades 399nRay Laurencern22. Vitruvius and his Influence 412nIngrid D. Rowlandrn23. Ideological Applications: Roman Architecture and Fascist Romanità 426nGenevieve S. Gessertrn24. Visualizing Architecture Then and Now: Mimesis and the Capitoline Temple of Jupiter Optimus Maximus 446nMelanie Grunow Sobocinskirn25. Conservation 462nWilliam AylwardrnGlossary 480rnReferences 501rnIndex 565
A Companion to Roman Architecture presents a comprehensive review of the critical issues and approaches that have transformed scholarly understanding in recent decades in one easy-to-reference volume.
* Offers a cross-disciplinary approach to Roman architecture, spanning technology, history, art, politics, and archaeology
* Brings together contributions by leading scholars in architectural history
* An essential guide to recent scholarship, covering new archaeological discoveries, lesser known buildings, new technologies and space and construction
* Includes extensive, up-to-date bibliography and glossary of key Roman architectural terms