the dome over pantheon is made up of concrete
The Romans. The Pantheon is an example of this.
Political cartoon of the teapot dome scandal?
Ancient Rome was a civilization that grew out of a small agricultural community founded on the Italian Peninsula as early as the 10th century BC. Located along the Mediterranean Sea, it became one of the largest empires in history. In its centuries of existence, Roman civilization shifted from a monarchy to an oligarchic republic to an increasingly autocratic empire. It came to dominate Western Europe and the Mediterranean region through conquest and assimilation. * http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ancient_Rome
the chief figure in the tea pot dome scandal was Albert Fall he accepted many expensive gifts and accepted alot of money.
The Teapot Dome Scandal did not have any other name. It was a bribery incident that took place between 1920 and 1923 in the USA.
The Pantheon has a dome that is made of concrete. The dome of the Pantheon is and always has been the largest unreinforced concrete dome in the world.
The Pantheon was made of stone, concrete, and over five different concrete mixtures. The dome had a heavier concrete mixture on the bottom, getting lighter as it got higher.
No. The Parthenon in Athens does not have a dome, but it may be confused with the Pantheon in Rome which does have a dome.
There were actually two Roman buildings that used a dome. One was Nero's Golden House and the other was/is the Pantheon.
The architectural developments used in the pantheon were the use of the dome, (a perfect sphere) lighter concrete mixtures in the dome, and the use of coffers, or sunken panels in the dome to reduce the weight.
The Pantheon still has the largest reinforced concrete dome in the world. Some of the Roman temples were circular and had a dome, like the Pantheon. Knowledge of how to make Roman concrete was lost during he Middle Ages and domes were no longer built in western Europe for centuries. Then between 1446 and 1461 Brunelleschi built a dome for Florence Cathedral which was even bigger than that of the Pantheon. This was a big achievement because his dome is made with bricks. Brunelleschi had studied the dome of the Pantheon and other Roman architecture prior to his undertaking. Since then several churches and secular buildings (including the Capitol on Washington) have been built with domes. This was inspired by Roman architecture.
Its use of the cupola (dome) as a roof.
it holds the tension of the dome
You might be thinking of the Pantheon, however the Pantheon was more hemispherical and would not have worked on the scale of Brunelleschi's dome so he had to use newer Gothic methods.
The ceiling of the Pantheon was dimpled "like a golf ball" to relieve stress from the dome.