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Failure at Fidenae: Visualization and Analysis of the Largest Structural Disaster in the Roman World

  title={Failure at Fidenae: Visualization and Analysis of the Largest Structural Disaster in the Roman World},
  author={Rebecca Napolitano},
A digital reconstruction of the amphitheater at Fidenae, which collapsed in 27 A.D., was produced as a result of textual, architectural, archaeological, and engineering analysis. Primary literary sources, such as Tacitus and Suetonius, examined in conjunction with proximal archaeological evidence, allowed for the most probable seating capacity and the scale of the amphitheater to be determined. Architectural evidence of other wooden structures found on Trajan’s Column allowed for a most… 


The logistics of the Roman army at war (264 B.C.-A.D. 235)
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  • History, Business
    Journal of Roman Studies
  • 2000
Relying on a variety of literary, documentary and archaeological sources, this work explores the Roman military supply system from the Punic Wars to the end of the Principate. Each chapter is devoted
Tertullian on the Opening of Pompey’s Theater in Rome
Itaque Pompeius magnus, solo theatro suo minor, cum illam arcem omnium turpitudinum extruxisset, veritus quandoque memoriae suae censoriam animadversionem, Veneris aedem superposuit et, ad
Perimeter of an Ellipse.
THE following approximate formula for finding the perimeter of a fairly flat ellipse may be found practically useful. Suppose a = 1, then the length of a quadrant of the ellipse is nearly where a is
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Trajan's column
Principles of Geotechnical Engineering, Ed
  • (Cengage Learning,
  • 2010