This lesson presents an overview of Roman architecture and building techniques.
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
An architectural structure built to move large quantities of water from one place to another.
A building material made from cement and crushed stone or sand.
An open-air building with rounded edges and tiered seating that is used for entertainment.
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.