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The Roman Amphitheatre: From Its Origins to the Colosseum
Analyzing the evolution of the Roman amphitheatre as an architectural form, Katherine Welch addresses the critical period in the history of this building type. She covers the origins and dissemination under the Republic (from the third to first centuries BC); monumentalization as an architectural form under Augustus; and canonization as a building type with the Colosseum ( ...more
Paperback, 355 pages
Published February 2nd 2009 by Cambridge University Press
(first published December 31st 2008)
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