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Published: 10 February 2022 (Estimated)

280 Pages


ISBN: 9780197610688

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Building in Words

Representations of the Process of Construction in Latin Literature

Bettina Reitz-Joose

Classical Culture and Society

  • An in-depth study of the process of architectural construction in Latin literature
  • Offers original readings of a wide range of Latin texts in dialogue with epigraphic, visual and archaeological material
  • Provides a new perspective on the aesthetics of architecture and literature in ancient Rome