I c.d. “templi romano-africani a tre celle”: note sull’origine e la diffusione di una tipologia architettonica nell’Africa romana

Translated title of the contribution: [Autom. eng. transl.] The so-called "Roman-African temples with three cells": notes on the origin and spread of an architectural typology in Roman Africa

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Abstract

This paper focuses on the so-called Roman-African temples, an architectural typology well represented in Africa Proconsularis moreover during 2nd and 3th century A.D. Despite they have been considered for long time as a form of “resistance” to Roman penetration in Africa, recently some Authors have noted that this interpretation is based on a cultural prejudice. In the following pages some cases of study are illustrated with particular attention to the pre-Roman phases (when presents), in order to point out the relationship between the earlier structures of worship and the construction of Roman temples
Translated title of the contribution[Autom. eng. transl.] The so-called "Roman-African temples with three cells": notes on the origin and spread of an architectural typology in Roman Africa
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)207-254
Number of pages48
JournalAEVUM
Publication statusPublished - 2019

Keywords

  • Archaeology
  • Archaeology of Roman Africa
  • Archeologia
  • Archeologia dell'Africa romana
  • Architettura romana
  • Religione romana in Africa
  • Roman Architecture
  • Roman Religion in Africa
  • Roman Temples
  • Templi romani

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