The Aurelian wall and the refashioning of imperial Rome, AD 271 - 855

"This book explores the relationship between the city of Rome and the Aurelian wall during the six centuries following its construction in the 270s AD, a period when the city changed and contracted almost beyond recognition, as it evolved from imperial capital into the spiritual center of Western... Ausführliche Beschreibung

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Verfasserangabe: Hendrik W. Dey
Format: Buch, Hochschulschrift
Sprache: Englisch
veröffentlicht: Cambridge [u.a.]: Cambridge Univ. Press, 2011
Enthält: Toward an architectural history of the Aurelian wall, from its beginnings through the ninth century -- Planning, building, rebuilding, and maintenance : the logistical dynamics of a (nearly) interminable project -- Motives, meaning, and context : the Aurelian wall and the late Roman state -- The city, the suburbs, and the wall : the rise of a topographical institution -- Sacred geography, interrupted -- The wall and the "Republic of St. Peter" -- Appendix A: Numerical data -- Appendix B: The fourth century revisited : the problem of Maxentius -- Appendix C: The post-Honorian additions to the Porta Appia and other fifth- and sixth-century construction -- Appendix D: The Aurelian wall and the refashioning of the western tip of the Campus Martius -- Appendix E: The Pons Agrippae and the Pons Aureli : a tale of two bridges.
Hochschulschriftenvermerk: Zugl.: Ann Arbor, Univ. of Michigan, Diss.
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