This enigmatic personality, who came to the throne half a century after Constantine had institutionalized Christianity as the Roman state religion, achieved notoriety by de-Christianizing himself and reinstating the Roman pantheon
of gods throughout the Empire.
The consecrated dome in Western architecture can be traced back to corbelled Myceneaen beehive tombs, then forward to Greek tholoi, the Roman Pantheon
, Hagia Sophia, the Dome of the Rock, and on through churches, mosques, mausoleums, and memorials from San Marco and the Blue Mosque of Tabriz to the Taj Majal and the Jefferson Memorial.
A venerable Latin teacher and author of textbooks and teaching guides, Williams here provides an ancillary and quick reference to the Roman pantheon
for any person or group studying the ancient world.
The annual four-day flower fest featured events at WAM, where fresh arrangements interpreted works of art, and at Tower Hill Botanic Garden in Boylston, where arrangers interpreted symbols of the Roman Pantheon
Donal Lowry considers Cecil Rhodes's burial place (hardly a 'mausoleum', as the title refers to it) on an African mountain, and his Oxford memorial Rhodes House, with its entrance rotunda based on the Roman Pantheon
, boasting what Lowry calls a 'double colonnade of columns'.
At least eight different religious practices and observances coexisted and co-mingled: "Religion in Rome wore many faces and had many names; each new people the Romans encountered through conquest or track seems to have added to the Roman pantheon
Our public spaces become like a Roman pantheon
full of competing gods.
The greatest achievements in masonry construction take pride of place in the Roman Pantheon
, Hagia Sophia, Brunelleschi's Dome at Florence, the dome of St.
Asclepius, on the other hand, was the Greek god of healing and medicine, known as Aesculapius in the Roman pantheon
Unlike coal's toxic waste, which stays toxic, Rhodes and Beller write, the radioactive nuclear waste "decays steadily, losing 99 percent of its toxicity after 600 years--well within the range of human experience with custody and maintenance, as evidenced by structures such as the Roman Pantheon
and Notre Dame Cathedral.
There is an ancient story that the emperor Tiberius was so impressed by the example of a Jewish prophet who did not contest imperial authority that he asked the senate to include the Christ in the Roman pantheon
On a par with the likes of Homer and Shakespeare, Stan and company gave us a litany of characters and fables not seen since the stories of the all-powerful Greek and Roman pantheon