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Triumphal Arch For The Deified Titus
1,415 wordsTitus Flavius Sabin us Vespasian us was a deified Roman emperor who ruled from 79-81 A.D. On the Sacra Via, which runs from the Flavian Amphitheater to the Roman Forum, sits the Arch of Titus. It is situated on the summit of the V elia, which is the highest point on the Sacra Via, that provides a grand view of the Roman Forum below it. The arch was commemorated by the Senate and people of Rome and dedicated by Titus brother, Domitian, in 85 A.D. The triumphal arch was built to commemorate Titus ...
Arch Of Constantine
1,349 wordsArch of Constantine, Rome Tanya Mc Million #2010 History of Architecture Mon / Wed 6: 30-8: 00 pm There is a lot that can be learned from architecture from our past. Every structure had its own purpose and story of its origin. The battle at the Milvian Bridge in 312 CE was the breaking point in Constantine's quest for power. He had been proclaimed Augustus by the troops in Britain in 306 CE, after the death of his father in York, and even though he had no legal right to that title, he refused to...
Arch An Extremely Strong Structure
474 wordsDAVID HATFIELD ART HISTORY I FALL 2000 The Romans gained much of their engineering skill from the Etruscans and drew on Etruscan and Asian models for the semicircular arch. From them, the Romans learned the use of the keystone arch, which enabled them to build extremely strong and durable structures. Many of these engineering and architectural projects are still standing. Some are still in use after two thousand years like this bridge in Spain. Early Roman architects were influenced by Greek pos...
Suspension Bridge 1010 Feet
532 wordsBridge Structures and The Use of Geometry in Their Design What is a bridge? A bridge is a structure providing continuous passage over a body of water, roadway, or valley. Every bridge looks different from the another. Their bridge structure is different. There are nine types of main bridges. Bridge engineers use a lot of geometry to help them design the different bridges. Without geometry, the bridges would not be safe. Bridges have been around for a long time. The earliest bridges were probably...
378 wordsBridge Write Up The problem that we have is we need to find a bridge that will fill a gap that is 12" long, and 2.5" wide. Our objective is to build a bridge that can hold up to 2.5 kg at the most. The bridge must have a length at least 3 inches, and a width of 2.5 inches. Some constraints that we have are no more than 10% of the bridge may consist of "bulky" members made from two pieces of balsa wood. We can only use 15 pieces of balsa wood, and if we use string it has to be attached in a simpl...
535 wordsMr. Trombone There is a man in Kansas City that people refer to as Mr. Trombone! His family knows him as Arch Martin. He's not a very famous trombone, but a great jazz musician. Warren Dur rett says, "He is one of the most beloved, talented, successful pillars of the profession, a natural salesman, and one who can contribute to the long, pleasant life of a band leader". Martin was born, and lived his whole life in Independence, Missouri. In 1949 he graduated from William Chrisman High School. Wh...
Building Of The Sydney Harbour Bridge
1,228 wordsThe Sydney Harbour Bridge At one stage of Australia's history Sydney was two cities, on the south shore lived 600,000 people and on the north shore lived another 300,000 people. People would either travel to and fro by ferry or go via the Gladstone Bridge which would take several hours. The problem of linking the sides had seemed too expensive to resolve until 1922. In 1922 the New South Wales parliament got serious and passed the Sydney Harbour Bridge Act, world bridge builders were then invite...
Arch Of Septimius Severus
1,103 wordsRome: Profile of a City June 18, 2001 Site Report Name of Site / Monument: Arch of Septimius Severus Name of Student completing this form: Anne O'Connor Date Form filled out: June 18, 2001 Location of Monument: a. Region Northwest corner of the Roman Forum near the Capitoline Hill. b. Location in Modern Rome Roman Forum Date (s) of main construction phase (s): In 203 AD, the Arch of Septimius Severus became the first monument on the northwestern side of the Roman Forum. "This arch destroyed the ...
199 wordsJeremy Crowe 1 Arch de Triomphe The famous Arch de Triomphe was a monument of all the battles Napoleon won during his rein in France. The Arch was dedicated to Paris in 1836. The designer of the Arch was a man named named Jean Francois-Therese Chagrin. The designer wanted it to be an impresive Arch so he made the arch 165 feet high and 145 feet long. And on the Arch he in graved the names of Napoleons generals. The Arch also has the names of the battles his army won, engraved on stone shields wh...
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