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Ancient Roman architecture has been molded by a solid foundation by the use of columns and arches, as can be seen in this wonderful masterpiece of architecture.

The Roman Aquaduct an advanced achievement in building a series of channels to bring water down into the cities from their sources.

Key Information on Roman Architecture and Monuments

Classical- Roman, Pantheon

Name: Pantheon Time: Classical- Roman Notes: posts in front, but huge dome in back.

Although the Romans architectural ideas of structure have always fascinated me, some of their plans could have been refined.

Although the Romans architectural ideas of structure have always fascinated me, some of their plans could have been refined.

The Colosseum in Rome, Italy . . . built of concrete and stone.  It is considered one of the greatest works of Roman architecture and Roman engineering.  Impressive!

Colosseum in Rome, Italy . built of concrete and stone. It is considered one of the greatest works of Roman architecture and Roman engineering.

The Maison Carrée is an ancient building in Nîmes, southern France; it is one of the best preserved Roman temples to be found anywhere in the territory of the former Roman Empire. It was built c. 16 BC.

museum-of-artifacts: “Maison Carrée - the only completely preserved temple of the ancient roman world. Built in year 16 AD, Nîmes, France ”

The Ancient Roman Arch of Hadrian, Jerash, Jordan.  Photo courtesy Poco a poco

ancientart: “ The Ancient Roman Arch of Hadrian, Jerash, Jordan. Photo courtesy Poco a poco ”

The Pula Arena in Pula, Croatia is the only remaining Roman amphitheatre to have four side towers and with all three Roman architectural orders entirely preserved. It was constructed in 27 BCE - 68 CE and is among the six largest surviving Roman arenas in the World. #historical_site

The Pula Arena in Pula, Croatia is the only remaining Roman amphitheatre to have four side towers and with all three Roman architectural orders entirely preserved. It is among the six largest surviving Roman arenas in the World.

perspective changes everything ... roman architecture (Shahriar Erfanian)

Rarely have I come across photographic work as inspired and stunning as that of Baha'i photographer Shahriar Erfanian. Hailing originally from Ecuador, Sha The Evocative Work of Baha'i Photographer Shahriar Erfanian

The ruins of the Roman Temple of Bacchus at Baalbek, Lebanon.

The ruins of the Roman Temple of Bacchus at Baalbek, Lebanon Mark & Steve on ibm trip

Pont Du Gard, oud Romeins aquaduct in de Provence, www.luxetent.nl/frankrijk

Pont du Gard, France - Pont du Gard is an ancient Roman aqueduct bridge that crosses the Gardon River in France

Palmyra, Roman Theatre with nearly intact stage, 2nd century AD. Only 9 of the 30 tiers of seats have been reconstructed.

Palmyra, Roman Theatre with nearly intact stage, century AD. Only 9 of the 30 tiers of seats have been reconstructed.

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