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Tiddis, arch of the town gate

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Description: The Architecture of the Roman Empire, Volume II: An Urban Appraisal
Roman armatures are intermittently punctuated and measured out by arches, way stations (such as exedras and fountains), and other apparently secondary structures. Unitary and discontinuous, in contrast to connective architecture, they are even so essential, articulative parts of finished cities and towns. At first they may seem randomly positioned,...
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.74-110

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