Classic History & Architecture

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Edfurecon The temple of Karnak was known as Ipet-isu—or “most select of places”—by the ancient Egyptians. All Text & artwork is © Mark Millmore. (Comment by original pinner.

The Imperial Fora of Rome, possibly the Forum of Trajan. Until the reign of Julius Caesar, the Roman Forum was the principal downtown of Rome. Beginning with the forum of Caesar, then Augustus, and culminating in the extravagant Forum of Trajan, Rome had a new center of commerce and civic life. Where the Roman Forum was built over centuries and haphazardly arranged, the Imperial Fora were neatly planned and laid out. 130 AD

The Imperial Fora of Rome, possibly the Forum of Trajan. Until the reign of Julius Caesar, the Roman Forum was the principal downtown of Rome. Beginning with the forum of Caesar, then Augustus, and culminating in the extravagant Forum of Trajan, Rome had a new center of commerce and civic life. Where the Roman Forum was built over centuries and haphazardly arranged, the Imperial Fora were neatly planned and laid out. 130 AD

Temple of the Wingless Victory - Athens. Louis Philippe Francois Boitte. French 1830-1906. watercolor. http://hadrian6.tumblr.com

Temple of the Wingless Victory - Athens. Louis Philippe Francois Boitte. French 1830-1906. watercolor. http://hadrian6.tumblr.com

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