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37 GANZERT and KOCKEL 1988, 190–91, figs. 82–5. For the discussion board of Augutus and marble in different Augustan structures, see stay clear of and WARD-PERKINS 1992, 24, n. nine. For caryatids and Pegasus capitals, see WARD-PERKINS 1981, 33. 38 TRAVLOS 1971, 497, fig. 627. 39 CAMP 1986, 184–87. forty FITTSCHEN 1979, 227–42. forty-one PENSABENE 1982, 69–73. forty two HORN and RÜGER 1979, 534–37. forty three ZANKER 1988, 250; for Herod’s origin of Caesarea on the web site of Strato’s Tower, see Josephus, Jewish Antiquities 15. 331–41. For Herod’s construction programme generally, see HORNUM 1988; curler 1998. forty four VON HESBERG and PANCIERA 1994. For the Mausoleum of Augustus, see CLARIDGE 1998, 181–81; Lexicon III, s. v. ‘Mausoleum Augusti: Das Monument’, 234–37; ‘Mausoleum Augusti: Le Sepoltre’, 237–39; Lexicon V, s. v. ‘Mausoleum Augusti’, 275–76; Strabo five. three. nine and ZANKER 1988, 75–6 (bronze statue). For the Campus Martius, see CLARIDGE 1998, 177–72; Lexicon I, s. v. ‘Campus Martius’, 220–24. forty five BUCHNER 1982; 1988, 240–45; WALLACE-HADRILL 1993, 93–6. For the Ara Pacis, see CLARIDGE 1998, 184–90; Lexicon IV, s. v. ‘Pax Augusta, Ara’, 70–4; Lexicon V, s. v. ‘Ara Pacis’, 285–86. For the Augustan sundial, see CLARIDGE 1998, 190–93; Lexicon III, s. v. ‘Horologium Augusti’, 35–7. forty six Buchner’s statement that the shadow of the obelisk fell onto the Ara Pacis on Augustus’ birthday has been confirmed to be improper via SCHUTZ 1990; GRATWICK coming near near. The shadow do not need reached the Altar and BUCHNER harassed the date. The shadow evidently could have pointed to the Ara Pacis at the birthday of Augustus because the shadow moved round on a daily basis. forty seven KLEINER 1978; WALLACE-HADRILL 1993, 70–4. forty eight KLEINER 1978. On relations and marital legislation, see for instance FRANK 1976; DIXON 1992, quite 61–71 and 98–119. forty nine GOETTE 1990; ZANKER 1988, 162–66. 50 ZANKER 1988, 127–29. fifty one HÖFTER 1988, 291–343; ZANKER 1988, 291–95; WALKER 1995, 81–2. fifty two ZANKER 1988, 4–8; WALKER 1995, seventy nine. fifty three ZANKER 1988, 165–66 and figs. 131 and 253. fifty four ZANKER 1988, 98–100; WALKER 1995, 61–71. fifty five KLEINER 1978. fifty six at the dedicatory inscriptions and their place, see PANCIERA 1969; see additionally COARELLI 1985, 296 and, at the Augustan reconstruction and colored marble ornament of the basilica, BAUER 1988. fifty seven ZANKER 1983; 1988, 316–23. fifty eight “Augustus beautified town, whose visual appeal had certainly not mirrored its greatness and glory and was once in addition to always suffering from floods and fires, and so totally remade it, that he may possibly justly boast that he discovered Rome a urban of brick and left it a urban of marble”. avert and WARD-PERKINS 1992, 21–4 and references. a lot of public Rome used to be equipped of fabrics reminiscent of tufa, concrete and travertine, yet a number of the high-rise residential blocks have been nonetheless of a ways much less sturdy fabrics. even if from the archaeological and literary proof it's rather transparent that an enormous variety of various unique stones have been being hired, they have been nonetheless utilized in small quantities, for the main half, except monolithic columns, for veneering; a bit may move some distance. it is just remarked upon since it is so strange.