Flashcards in Temples - Rome - Pantheon Deck (22):
Which temple was renovated at the same time?
Temple of Trajan
Why wasn't a podium needed?
Size spoke for itself
What was the size of the forecourt?
44m x 60 wide
How many columns were at the front?
What style were the 8 frontal columns?
Corinthian - unfluted
How many columns were at the side of the front?
What was the prunes of?
3 vaulted corridors divided by 8 red inner columns
What was a surprise?
Interior - rotunda!
What did the rotunda consist of?
Circular drum topped by hemispherical dome
What was the source of light?
Another function of the oculus minus light source?
How was the weight distributed?
8 gaint pillars
What was visible from above?
Gilded tiles of the rotunda
What were the columns made of in the forecourt?
What was the outer structure made of?
Tufa faced w/ white marble
What was the coffered ceiling made of?
Light pumice lined with lead sheets
What did the front suggest?
What god was the temple dedicated to?
What was the flooring like in the interior?
Marble and granite slabs
What screens were there in the interior?