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Roman Architecture

Author: Aleisha Olson
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This lesson will explore the basic aspects of Roman architecture

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Citations

Image of Colosseum, Creative Commons, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Colosseum_in_Rome-April_2007-1-_copie_2B.jpg; Image of Baths of Caracalla, Creative Commons, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Thermae_of_Caracalla_Panorama.jpg; Image of Pont du Gard, Creative Commons, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Pont_du_Gard_Oct_2007.jpg; Image of Maison Carree, Public Domain, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:MaisonCarr%C3%A9e.jpeg

Terms to Know
Amphitheater

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

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.

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.