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Eyewitness Travel Family Guide Rome by DK Publishing

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Spot the Architectural Styles

Family Guide
Classical proportions and Doric columns in Bramante’s Tempietto
Let children become architectural detectives. It won’t be long before they are able to tell the difference between an Ionic and a Corinthian column, spot a bit of Roman brickwork or identify the varieties of precious Roman marbles recycled in the floors of medieval churches. A camera with a zoom is useful for looking at details high up on buildings, while a magnifying glass and torch will make examining Cosmati and mosaic floors in churches more fun.

Roman improvements

The architects and engineers of Imperial Rome combined the ...

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