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1

Date?

27 BC

2

Which temple was renovated at the same time?

Temple of Trajan

3

Why wasn't a podium needed?

Size spoke for itself

4

What was the size of the forecourt?

44m x 60 wide

5

How many columns were at the front?

8

6

What style were the 8 frontal columns?

Corinthian - unfluted

7

How many columns were at the side of the front?

2

8

What was the prunes of?

3 vaulted corridors divided by 8 red inner columns

9

What was a surprise?

Interior - rotunda!

10

What did the rotunda consist of?

Circular drum topped by hemispherical dome

11

What was the source of light?

Oculus

12

Another function of the oculus minus light source?

Ventiliation

13

How was the weight distributed?

8 gaint pillars

14

What was visible from above?

Gilded tiles of the rotunda

15

What were the columns made of in the forecourt?

Granite

16

What was the outer structure made of?

Tufa faced w/ white marble

17

What was the coffered ceiling made of?

Light pumice lined with lead sheets

18

What did the front suggest?

Rectangular structure

19

What god was the temple dedicated to?

ALL Gods

20

What was the flooring like in the interior?

Marble and granite slabs

21

What screens were there in the interior?

Pilasters

22

Where did the marble come from that made up the columns in the interior?

All over the empire