GALLIA ROMANA

Database of texts and images
Of Gallo-Roman antiquities (15th-17th centuries)

Notice

Ville Saint-Chamas (Bouches-du-Rhne, 13)
Subject(s) Pont Flavien
 
Author(s) Serlio, Sebastiano
  Italian painter and architect (1475/90-1553/57)
Resource type Printed book
Date 1540
Inscription
References Serlio 1540, f. IV
Bibliography

Mesqui 1981, p. 170 ; Gateau 1996, pp. 281-282 ; Lemerle 2000-2, pp. 267-274 ; Frommel 2002, pp. 13-32 ; Lemerle 2005, pp. 47, 88

Remarks

The 'Pont Flavien' (1st century) comprises a single semicircular arch constructed with large stone blocks. Triumphal arches stand at each entrance

Transcription 

A san Chamante presso Auignone vn bellissimo ponte, da lvno e laltro capo del quale vi vn portone, che rappresenta vnarco triomphale.