Reconstruction of a Roman peristylum (peristyle) and peristylium (courtyard) at Pompeii. A peristyle is a columned porch or open colonnade in a building surrounding a court that may contain an internal garden.
~Trajan's marble column, is a Roman triumphal column that commemorates Roman emperor Trajan's victory in the Dacian Wars. It is considered to be the masterpiece of Roman sculptural art. It was dedicated to Trajan by Hadrian & completed in 113 AD
Chap 11 - Spanish Renaissance architecture: draws more influence from the Gothic style than Italian Spanish Renaissance ornaments A History of Architecture on the Comparative Method by Sir Banister Fletcher