Roman-colosseum-awning, colosseum, largest and most famous ancient roman amphitheater. the emperor vespasian, who ruled rome from ad 69 to 79, began construction of the citys coloss.... A velarium ("curtain") was a type of awning used in roman times. it stretched over the whole of the cavea, the seating area in the colosseum, to protect spectators from the elements.precisely how the awning was supported is a matter of conjecture. the velarium that covered the colosseum in rome provided both shade and slight protection from rain, although the main use of the velarium was to ..., many have tried to understand how the velarium was mounted and how could be operated. here i want to collect some of the most interesting hypothesis that can be found on the web. 1 - these french researchers give a very detailed explanation, with all the calculations and the plans. here below are their models of the solution.
N. goldman, “reconstructing the roman colosseum awning” article review – essay sample. the article surveys the history of colosseum with particular emphasis given to the awning of amphitheatre. despite many hypotheses, the method of construction and material of the awning are still unknown. classical authors – lucretius, pliny the elder, and vitruvuis – mentioned the cloth that had ..., "reconstructing the roman colosseum awning," in archaeology (march/april, 1982), p. 57 - 65. excellent information about the velarium. lugli, giuseppe. the flavian amphitheatre. bardi; rome. 1969. excellent, scholarly, and short overall introduction and background. pearson, john. arena: the story of the colosseum. mcgraw-hill; new york. 1973. includes 151 black-and-white illustrations. good ....
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