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William G. Godden Collection: GoddenE2

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  • Title: The Pantheon, Rome
  • Creator(s): Godden, William G.
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  • Location: EUROPE/Rome/Western Europe/Italy
  • Structure: Pantheon

Description: The Pantheon. The present building was built in the reign of the Emperor Hadrian (AD 75-138), in spite of the inscription on the portico: "Marcus, son of Lucius, Consul for the third time, built this." With a diameter of 43.30m, the dome was the largest in the world until modern times (St. Peter's Rome, 42.52m; St. Paul's London, 31m) (Rome, Italy)

See also:
Historic domes

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