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    The Pantheon

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    The pantheon was first built by Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa under the commission of emperor Augustus in 27 B.C. The word pantheon derives from the Greek words pan which means for al or very and theos for god. It was later burned down in the great fire in the year of 80 A.D and rebuilt again by emperor Domitian. Later, it was struck by lightning and burned again in the year in 110 A.D. in which was later rebuilt in 120 A.D. by Emperor Hadrian. The word pantheon come from a Greek word meaning “honor of all Gods”, in which the pantheon was first built as a temple to all gods that corresponded to each planet. The original pantheon was actually facing south and not north in its current position. In front of the temple there are in scriptures in which…

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    centuries of the Common Era. Its wealth and power went unmatched in the West for years. Engineering was an area Rome specialized in. With the invention of concrete, Rome could build structures unmatched in the ancient world. Though Rome herself fell, these buildings have stood the test of time. Everyone knows the Colosseum, which is also, though less popularly, known as the Flavian Amphitheater. While the Colosseum is spectacular in its own right, the Roman Pantheon has more boldly…

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    Essay On Pantheon

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    The Pantheon is a building in Rome which was originally built as a temple to the seven deities of the seven planets in the Rome state religion. It has becomes a church since 7th century and also the best preserved of all ancient Rome buildings with its original roof intact. The most interesting part about this building is its perfect interior proportions. The Pantheon is a breathtaking work of engineering where its foundations and lower walls are built of solid staff, which slowly give way to…

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    Pantheon Odyssey

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    The Pantheon The Pantheon, which means “all the gods”, is a Roman temple that was commissioned by Emperor Hadrian, says Cartwright, in honor of Marcus Agrippa. Today the Pantheon is a major tourist attraction because it is the most well preserved building of ancient Rome, during the years 118 - 125 A.D. From the very front, the Pantheon building comes up to a point, making an obtuse triangle. Bellow one will find an inscription saying “M. AGRIPPA L.F. COS TERTIUM FECIT”, which reads, “Marcus…

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    Essay On Roman Pantheon

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    Roman pantheon The pantheon building was very remarkable and had lots of great features and background to it. The third pantheon was built in 118 A.D to 125. The first two pantheon buildings were burnt down, one was burnt and the other was struck by lightning and then it burnt down And later the third was made. The first pantheon was built and commissioned by Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa, and that is why on the pantheon building it says M. AGRIPPA.L.F.COS TERTIUM.FECIT. The second pantheon…

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    numerous of the world's greatest architectural creations and monuments, like the Pantheon, for instance. The Pantheon was constructed by Marcus Agrippa in 25 BCE, but a fire burned the building down in 80CE; Domitian reconstructed the edifice, but lightning then destroyed it in 110CE. Emperor Hadrian and his architects had the Pantheon rebuilt a third time out of concrete in 125CE, and it still stands today in (Cartwright). The structure of the Pantheon consists of a traditional Greek porch…

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    Introduction It will be asserted in this essay that despite the differences in style, construction methodologies and functions the Parthenon and Pantheon are united in their primary purpose: as symbols of Imperial glory and the achievements of the elite rulers of the Ancient Greek and Roman cultures, men such as Pericles, Agrippa and Hadrian. Both structures have the appearance of being worshipful and pious tributes to the Gods of the time; but both are actually more celebrations of secular…

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    Pantheon Research Paper

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    Tiger Gao Art History ASP w/ Mr. Callahan 10/10/2015 Why can the Pantheon in Rome be seen as the pinnacle of Roman architecture? The Pantheon was built by Emperor Hadrian between 118 and 125 C.E. and is regarded as one of the most iconic pieces of Roman architecture. Built without any steel rods, Pantheon withstood external influences in the past centuries and still stands as one of the best-preserved temples in Rome today, representing the pinnacle of Roman architecture. While the Pantheon’s…

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    The Pantheon, built in Rome, Italy around 118-125 CE and the Colosseum, also built in Rome, around 70-80 CE will be discussed in this essay. The Pantheon became the temple for all the gods after the Hadrian emperor came into power. The Pantheon is simply made out of concrete, like any other Roman architecture, with one narrow end. Everything about the Pantheon is revolutionary except that “its façade of eight Corinthian columns – almost all that could be seen from ground level in antiquity – was…

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    The Hagia Sophia and Pantheon are of these old Roman structures, vital for their changing verifiable parts and their significance as points of interest. I believe these structures speak to a great part of the historical backdrop of both urban areas and give an important wellspring of knowledge for recorded and imaginative examination. In my comparison paper, I will discuss the significance of the Pantheon and Hagia Sophia to both Roman and Byzantine empires. The Pantheon all by itself is an…

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