Flashcards in Temples - Rome - Temple of Mars the Avenger Deck (17):
Sited on a..?
What was it a return to? (in terms of style)
Why did Augustus promise to build it?
It was during the battle of Phillipi in 42 BC
What was the God Mars?
Roman god of war
It was integrated into the design of which forum?
Forum of Augustus
Why was asymmetry apparent?
Houses in the east corner
How many columns fronted it?
What were the 8 frontal columns made of?
What style were the 8 frontal columns?
What did the long cella lead to?
Statues of Mars and Venus
What was the focus on?
Who met here?
What did young men receive here?
Toga virillis (symbol of manhood)
What was it the first roman temple to be made entirely of...?
What was the back wall made of?
Tufa - it had to be incorporated