EUROPE-ITALY/Rome-1

WORLD FAMOUS BUILDINGS

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From 'The Eternal City' Lozzi Publisher 20th Edition,'http://www.greatbuildings.com', The world atlas of architecture/J.J.Norwich 1988,

 

Roman Forum/Forum Romanum
  
 Regione IIIV, Rome
  
  


 Architect by collective in BC100-300 for city center. Construction System were bearing masonry, cut stone and Climate was mediterranean-urban of Ancient Roman style. The assembly of buildings at the core of ancient Rome, from the time of Augustus. Photo by Byunguh Yu on 5 September 1994.

 

Basilica of Mexentius
  
 Roman Forum, Rome



 Photo by Byunggu Yu(#1/1992), Jaewook Yu(#2/9 December 2005).

 

Church of Santa Maria
  
 Roman Forum, Rome



 Photo by Jaewook Yu on 9 December 2005.

 

Arch of Constantine
  
 Rome



 In Roma near the Colosseum. It was erected by the Senate and the Roman people at the extreme limit of the Forum on the Via Sacra, in memory of the victory of Constantine at Ponte Milvio in 312. For triumphal arch, monument- construction system is bearing masonry of Ancient Roman Corinthian style. A classic monument that still speaks to us across most of 2000 years.

 

Roman Colosseum/Colosseo,Coliseum
  
 Rome



 One of the most imposing Roman antiquities. Begun by Vespasian in AD 72 & finished by his son Titus in AD 80. Hebrew prisoners were employed in its construction. Its real name is 'Flavian Amphitheatre', commonly called Colosseum, perhaps because the Colossus of Nero. Site of ancient gladiatorial combats. Type was amphitheater, construction system was bearing masonry, cut stone of mediterranean Ancient Roman style. Tiers of arches and half-columns of Doric, Ionic, and Corinthian orders.

 

Tomb of the Unknown Soldier/Piazza Venezia
 
  Rome



 
Monument to Victor Emmanuel II 'Vittoriano', erected as apothesis of Italian Independence, was designed by Count Giuseppe Sacconi. It was began in 1885 and inaugurated in 1911. It rises at the foot of the Capital and is late neo-classic in style.

 

Pantheon
  
 Rome



 A glory of the Eternal City, is the most perfect of all classical monuments in Rome. Established on AD118-126 for temple, construction system is bearing masonry and Ancient Roman style, great domed hall with oculus. From about 125 AD, during the reign of the Emperor Hadrian, as date-stamps on the bricks reveal. It was totally reconstructed with the text of the original inscription. Photo by Byunguh Yu on 5 September 1994.

 

Fountain of Trevi
  
 Rome

 

 Built by the architect Salvi in 1735, in the time of Clement XII, and decorated by several artists of Nernini's school. Photo by Byunguh Yu on 5 September 1994.

 

Church of Santa Maria in Cosmedin
  
 Cosmedin,Rome



 Erected over the remains of Roman Buildings in the 6th century and subsequently enlarged and transformed. Famous'Bocca della Verita-Mouth of truth' from which the piazza takes its name. Photo by Byunguh Yu(#1/5 September 1994), Byunggu Yu(#2/1992).

 

Temple of Vesta/Tempio di Vesta
  
 Rome

 


 Photo by Jungryul Kim(#1/19 September 2007), Byunggu Yu(#2-/1992).

 

Catacombs
  
 Rome

 

 Photo by Byunguh Yu on 5 September 1994.

 

Street Scene
  
 Rome



 Photo by Byunguh Yu on 5 September 1994.

 

Gate of Popolo/Porta del Popolo
  
 Piazza del Popolo, Rome



 Architect by Vernini in 1655. Every road to Rome of this gate before railroad. Gateway of old Porta Flaminia in 1562. The 3C Aurelian walls are intercepted by a massive gate. Photo by Jaewook Yu on 10 December 2005.

 

Enterance of Monte Pincio/Pincio Gardens
  
 Piazza del Popolo, Rome



 Photo by Jaewook Yu on 10 December 2005.

 

Piazza Navona
  
 City Square, Rome




 
Architect by Gian Lorenzo Bernini in 1600 's for piazza, urban open space, outdoor plaza. Construction system is cut stone masonry, mild urban Baroque style. Two fountains, fronting church by of S.Agnese by Borromini. Photo by Byunguh Yu(#1/5 September 1994), Jaewook Yu(#2-4/10 December 2005).  

 

Piazza di Spagna/The Spanish Steps
  
 Rome



 Front of the Church of two cupolas(1495). An Obelisk, found in the gardens of Sallust in 1808, rises in front of the church. Architect by Alessandro Specchi in 1721-25 for plaza, stairway. Construction system is cut stone bearing masonry, mild urban of Italian Baroque style. Piazza at the foot of the Spanish Steps, 'Scalla di Spagna', also known as the 'Scalinata della Trinita dei Monti'. Design of the steps finished by Francesco de Sanctis after generations of controversy. The church at the top of the Steps is the Trinita dei Monti, founded by the French in 1495. Photo by Byunguh Yu(#1/1994), Jungryul Kim(#2/9 September 2006).

 

Basilica di San Giovanni/of St.John Lateran
  
 Rome



 
Erected at thw beginning of the 4th century over an area of the family palace of the Laterani donated to the church by the emperor Constantine. Photo by Eunhwa Eom on 2001.

 

Basilica di San Paolo
  
 Rome



 
Built in AD 324 (Constantinus Period) on the tomb of San Paolo fuori le Mura. Largest church in the city after St.Peter's. In July 1823 it was almost completely destroyed, together with its inestimable artistic treasures, by a fire. It was rebuilt in 1823-29. Photo by Eunhwa Eom on 2001.

 

Piazza Santa Maria Maggiore
  
 Rome



 
Photo by Eunhwa Eom on 2001.

 

Chiesi di Santa Maria Maddalena
  
 Rome




 
Architect by G.Mola in 1320. This church was once a small oratory. Photo by Jungryul Kim on 19 September 2006.

 

Via dei Cerchi
  
 Rome



 
Palazzo in Via dei Cerchi. Photo by Jungryul Kim on 19 September 2006.

 

Piazza Barberini
  
 Quirinal Hill, Rome



 
Located city centre & Triton fountain. Photo by Jungryul Kim on 19 September 2006.