The Geometry in the Urban Layout of the Roman Como and Verona: The Same Solution to Different Problems
7 Pages Posted: 5 Feb 2020
Date Written: July 25, 2019
This work proposes a possible use of the same geometry, based on the fundamental Pythagorean triple 3,4 and 5, to have the proper planning of the Roman towns of Como and Verona. The towns had been located in quite different environmental conditions, but it seems that the solution that the Roman surveyors used was the same. Previously, a possible orientation of these towns according to solstices had been proposed. Here we consider this orientation in the framework of the geometrical approach too.
Keywords: Centuriation, Roman towns
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