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The oldest architectural remains from ancient Rome date to
The third century BC.
The fourth century BC.
The eighth century BC.
The seventh century BC.
Which of the following statements about Roman tomb architecture is most accurate?
Tomb architecture followed very strict templates, with very little variation from tomb to tomb.
Only the wealthy could afford to build large tombs for themselves and their families.
Tombs were not a very important part of Roman culture.
Because they served only to house the remains of the dead, they could be much more experimental than other forms of architecture.
The exedrae on either side of Trajan's Forum are a direct reference to which of the following?
The Baths of Titus.
The Forum of Augustus.
The Forum of Julius Caesar.
During which time period did brick facing for concrete come to be celebrated as an attractive material (i.e. no longer something to be covered over with plaster)?
The reign of Augustus.
The second century AD.
The first century BC.
Which of the following is NOT a feature of "baroque" architecture of the Roman period?
Regimented, orderly planning and decoration.
Extensive, often excessive, ornamentation.
A sense of movement in building facades.
Traditional architectural elements, used in an innovative way.
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