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Bigger is better: the baths of caracalla and other second- and third-century buildings in Rome [Roman Architecture]
Kleiner, Diana E. E
  • Presents a course with the Professor of History of Art and Classics at Yale University, Diana E. E. Kleiner. In this class the professor talks about the increasing size of Roman architecture in the second and third centuries A.D. as an example of a "bigger is better" philosophy. She begins with an overview of tomb architecture, emphasizing the characteristics of indoor and outdoor spaces. After the Professor introduces the Severan dynasty as it ushers in the third century and she concludes with the colossal Baths of Caracalla
  • Educação Superior::Linguística, Letras e Artes::Artes
  • Educação Superior::Ciências Sociais Aplicadas::Arquitetura e Urbanismo
Issue Date: 
  • 6-Apr-2010
  • 31-Mar-2009
  • 6-Apr-2010
  • 6-Apr-2010
  • 5-Apr-2010
Yale University, Open Yale Courses
  • Educação Superior::Linguística, Letras e Artes::Artes::História da Arte
  • Educação Superior::Ciências Sociais Aplicadas::Arquitetura e Urbanismo::História da Arquitetura e Urbanismo
  • Roman urbanism
  • Roman architecture
  • Tomb architecture
  • Roman Empire
To learn about Roman Architecture
Duration: 1 h, 15 min, 36 s. To hear this resource its necessary the instalation of Quick time. Available at: <>
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