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Round temples in Roman architecture of the Republic through the late Imperial period

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Roman round temples are usually discussed either in the context of round buildings like baths and mausolea or on a case-by-case basis. Both approaches fail to reveal what makes round temples a distinct architectural type and moreover, what reasons can account for their use throughout the Roman world. By examining round temples from the Republic, when they are first attested, to the early fourth century AD, this thesis aims to explain why the round form had such a lasting appeal. It follows...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Classics Faculty
Sub department:
Ancient History & Classical Arch
Oxford college:
Magdalen College
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HUMS
Department:
Classics Faculty
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Supervisor
Publication date:
2001
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Language:
English
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2009-08-17

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