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PRECINCT, TEMPLE AND ALTAR IN ROMAN SPAIN: STUDIES ON THE IMPERIAL MONUMENTS AT MERIDA AND TARRAGONA. Duncan Fishwick. Ashgate Publishing, Farnham/Burlington, 2017. 332 pp. with 127 ills. 24 x 16 cm. LC 2013-39388 ISBN 9781472412652 In English.
Publisher's description: The studies included in this volume focus on the monuments of two cities in Roman Spain, Emerita (now Merida) and Tarraco (now Tarragona). Duncan Fishwick provides historiographic surveys of the monuments before discussing the architectonic significance of the provincial forum at Emerita, the influence of the provincial governor in its construction, and the evidence for an Ara Providentiae and a templum minus. He investigates the discovery of the Temple of Augustus in Tarragona and turns his attention to present opinion on the successive stages of construction and design.
Indexing: Western, Ancient Mediterranean — Spain — Architecture
Plans: 73
Worldwide Number: 160119
Hardcover $149.95    

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