2012 | 16 | 223-232
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Virtual reconstruction in archaeological service: a case study of the temple of Divus Iulius on the Forum Romanum

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The main goal of the present work is to restore the splendor of the Temple of Divus Iulius, albeit in an unconventional manner. After a discerning analysis of its history and construction and architectural details, the examined edifice has been reconstructed in virtual form using computer programs. The reconstruction was prepared using the results of archaeological research conducted by Otto Richter (1889), the ancient treatise of Vitruvius on architecture (De arch.), a comparison with better preserved architectural structures erected at the time (e.g. the Temple of Saturn), as well as using architectural research done by the author. It is a purely theoretical proposal of how the edifice may have appeared two millennia ago.
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