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Roman art and architecture

Sir Robert Eric Mortimer Wheeler

Roman art and architecture

by Sir Robert Eric Mortimer Wheeler

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Published by F. A. Praeger in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Art, Roman

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 237.

    Statement[by] Sir Mortimer Wheeler.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsN5760 .W5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination250 p.
    Number of Pages250
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5919321M
    LC Control Number64022933

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    revolutionized architecture when combined with the arch and vault. • The arch became the essential element in Roman architecture and symbolized the sustaining power of the empire itself. • Romans could now cover large areas of space; whereas, before architecture was simply an art of Size: KB.   Earlier ed. published in under title: Etruscan and Roman architecture Bibliography: p. Includes indexPages:


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