On the Structure of the Roman Pantheon

Mark, Robert; Hutchinson, Paul
March 1986
Art Bulletin;Mar1986, Vol. 68 Issue 1, p24
Academic Journal
Deals with a numerical-computer modeling study of the dome structure of the Pantheon in Rome, Italy. Stresses of the stepped rings of the dome; Cracked model of the dome; Analysis of the configuration of the dome in relation to late Roman architectural development.


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