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Building Construction in Ancient Rome w. Dr Christopher Siwicki

Dr Christopher Siwicki, Postdoctoral Fellow, The Norwegian Institute in Rome, joined the show (from Rome) to discuss how buildings were constructed in ancient Rome.

Some topics explored

  • Vestiges of ancient Roman architecture
  • The types of materials used and where the material came from
  • The labour force used to construct buildings
  • How stone walls were assembled
  • Roofing and doors
  • Architecture and architects in this period
  • The evolution of building construction during this period

Listen to the episode

The episode can be streamed below and is also available on major podcast apps: Apple PodcastsSpotify, and Amazon Music.

Show Notes

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