Roman architecture was both inventive and derivative. How is the Roman temple related to both Greek and Etruscan designs? What specific aspects are uniquely Roman?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 25, 2018, 3:14 am ad1c9bdddf
Etruscan is pre-Roman, or early Roman, and is more crude than later Roman structures and styles.
From the following web site: http://employees.oneonta.edu/farberas/arth/arth200/politics/roman_architecture.html
Roman temples, while related to the Greek temple form in general design and use of the Classical orders, represent a very defined category of temple form. The distinctive elements of being raised on a podium, having a front staircase, and having the columns along the sides being attached or engaged (pseudo-peripteral) allow for the easy identification of a Roman temple.
From the following Web site: http://daphne.palomar.edu/mhudelson/studyguides/greekroman_wa.html
GREEK: Post and lintel/marble. ROMAN: True arch (barrel/groin vaults)/concrete.
Web site references/URLs which define the primary stylistic differences between Greek and Roman temple styles.
Roman and Early Christian art
What are the changes you notice between Roman and Early Christian art and architecture, and what can account for them? (for example: differences in temple architecture vs. Christian church buildings).
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