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Roman Architecture
Diana Kleiner, Yale University
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Romulus Founds Rome
Notes taken on January 16, 2014 by Edward Tanguay
April 21, 753 BC
one could say the day Roman architecture began
according to legend, Romulus founded the city of Rome on the Palatine Hill on this day
on the Palatine Hill
Via dei Fori Imperiali
runs in a straight line from the Piazza Venezia to the Colosseum
built by order of Mussolini, from 1924-1932
also the start of the marathon
Domus Flavia
Flavian Palace
remains of a colossal structure on hill
completed 92 AD by Emperor Domitian
known for grandeur, more commonly used for purposes of state
Domus Augusti
House of Augustus
lavishly ornamented palace south of the Flavian Palace, was the Emperor's primary residence
served as the primary residence of Caesar Augustus during his reign
huts dug into the tufa, or natural limestone
holes held wooden poles
"palatine huts"
walls made out of wattle and daub
twigs covered with clay
hut urns, used for cremation, date to iron age
men's cremated remains placed in helmet urns
women's cremated remains placed in hut urns
Palatine Museum
archeological museum, Circo Massimo Metro, between Domus Augustana and Domus Flavia
Domus Flavia
Domus Augusti