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The author of a classic work on the architecture of imperial Rome here broadens his focus to present an original study of urban architecture in Roman market towns, port cities, veterans’ colonies, and major metropolitan centers throughout the empire.

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The two styles are often considered one body of classical architecture flourished in the Roman Republic and even more so under the Empire, when the great. The city of Ancient Rome - at its height, a huge metropolis of Part 31 book one million people - consisted of a maze of narrow streets.

After the fire of 64 CE, Emperor Nero announced a rational rebuilding program, with little success: the city's architecture remained chaotic and unplanned.

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