Constructing the ancient world. Architectural tecniques of the Greeks and Romans


Architectural remains are among the most important archaeological evidence we have from Greco-Roman antiquity, helping us to understand the values and the technology of the societies that created them. In this richly illustrated book, Carmelo G. Malacrino relies on architectural remains as well as on ancient literary and historical sources to present a wide-ranging overview of the materials and tecniques used by ancient Greek and Roman builders from the third century B.C. to the fifth century A.D.