The Arch of Constantine - Rome - 315AD - extensive use of 'spolia' fragments of earlier monuments and buildings
Porta Maggiore - Roma
Porta Carmentalis. Rome. In ancient Roman religion Carmenta was a goddess of childbirth and prophecy, associated with technological innovation as well as the protection of mothers and children, and a patron of midwives. She was also said to have invented the Latin alphabet. The name Carmenta is derived from Latin carmen, meaning a magic spell, oracle or song, and also the root of the English word charm.
Ponte Sisto - Roma
A parte central das Termas de Caracala
Ponte Fabrico - Rome
Aurelian Walls at Porta San Giovanni (1570s) and Porta Asinaria, Rome 270-273.
Aurelian Wall, Rome. AD 271-275. The wall has 383 towers, and is 25’ high, 11’ thick. It runs all the way around Rome, and incorporated monuments into its construction. This was the first wall built in over 500 years. It is 12 miles long. Reflects a need for self defense in the empire.