Roman Architectural elements

August 1, 2016
Vandalized Roman architectural

(1:40-3:28) Roman temple

(3:29-4:18) Colosseum

(4:19-5:48) Baths of Caracalla

(5:49-6:27) Summary and conclusion

Key Terms

Aqueduct

An architectural structure built to move large quantities of water from one place to another.

Concrete

A building material made from cement and crushed stone or sand.

Masonry

Stonework.

Amphitheater

An open-air building with rounded edges and tiered seating that is used for entertainment.

Pseudoperipteral

Appearing to have columns extending around all four sides, when in fact some of the columns are not free-standing, but rather attached and decorative.

Image Credits

Pont du Gard; Creative Commons, , Maison Carree; Public Domain, , Parthenon, Creative Commons, , Colosseum, Creative Commons, , interior of the Colosseum, Creative Commons, , baths of Caracalla, Creative Commons, , Baths of Caracalla, Creative Commons, , Pantheon exterior, Creative Commons,

Source: www.sophia.org
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