Browse Items (16 total)
Roman Amphitheater of Pula, Croatia: Mouldings of the Third Order. Fig. 1: Plan of the gutters. a. holes apparently to receive timbers [...]b. Pilaster continued to support the two upper courses. c. Openings through the cornice for the uprights of the velum. d. Gutters. e. Spouts with triangular openings to carry off the water. Fig. 2: Mouldings of the order: the cornice is singular: a a rain spouts. Fig. 3: Section of the cornice through the opening for the posts of the velum; the dotted lines shew the gutters. Fig. 4: Section of the plinth with the socket to receive the posts.
Roman Amphitheater of Pula, Croatia: Fig. 1: Plan of one of the contraforti, shewing the arrangement of the stair-cases. Fig. 2: Transverse section of ditto. Fig. 3: Londitudinal section towards the body of the amphitheatre, with the steps restored. Fig. 4: Section through the outer wal of the amphitheatre, the remaining fragments of the prisons, and the podium.
Roman Amphitheater of Pula, Croatia: Fig. 1: Side elevation of the contraforte, with a section of the wall of the amphitheatre. Fig.2: Longitudinal section of the upper part of the contraforte: marks of the line of steps are still visible.[...] Fig. 3: External mouldings at the summit of the contraforte. Fig. 4: Plan and Fig. 5: Section of the walls immediately surrounding the arena. These walls form what is called the podium in the description of the plan.
Interior view of the Roman amphitheatre of Pula. Due to an epidemics among the livestock of the region, the consumption of lamb and mutton has been forbidden. Shepherds of Slavic ethnicity have sought refuge within the amphitheatre, with their herds. A monk of the order of Saint Anthony, patron of animals according to several traditions, is giving his blessing and sprinkling the sheep with holy water; this terrifies the flock and causes the dogs to bark at the monk. On the right, some weapons, which Slav inhabitants of the area always carry with them, according to the author.
Tags: Ancient theatres, Animals, Architecture and built environment, Art and antiquities, Costume - Hats and headwear, Croatia, Dogs, Ethnic groups, Husbandry, Istria, Monks, Order of Saint Anthony, Priests, Professions, Pula / anc. Polai, Rites of blessing, Roman monuments, Roman theatre of Pula, Sheep, Shepherds, Slovene-Croats (Istria), Weapons
The Roman Amphitheatre of Pula from the west. Slovenian women are laundering their clothes in the sea. Inhabitants of the city come to take water or to water their animals at a gountain close to the amphitheatre.
Tags: Ancient theatres, Animals, Architecture and built environment, Art and antiquities, Boats and ships, Bovids, Carriages, Children, Costume - Hats and headwear, Croatia, Dogs, Domestic tasks, Donkeys, Ethnic groups, Horses, Istria, Oxen, Ports, Pula / anc. Polai, Roman monuments, Roman theatre of Pula, Slovene people, Social sphere and everyday life, Women
No featured items are available.