I have been researching the history of the segmental arch bridge near Limyra, Turkey. In 1979, Trajan's Bridge was added to the Monument of Culture of Exceptional Importance, and in 1983 on Archaeological Sites of Exceptional Importance list.
The project is located in Drobeta - Turnu Severin, Mehedinţi, Romania. Rome, Italy.
Apollodorus of Damascus was a Greek engineer, architect, designer and sculptor who flourished during the 2nd century AD, from Damascus, Roman Syria. Apollodorus of Damascus: Born in 50 in Damascus, Syria, Asia: Deceased in 130 92 - 130 Master builder of Emperor Trajan (praefectus fabrum) 102 - 105 Danube Bridge in Dobretae (Turnu Severin, Romania), Odeon and stadium in Rome. Apollodorus of Damascus was a Greek engineer, architect, designer and sculptor who flourished during the 2nd century AD, from Damascus, Roman Syria.
Bridge of Apollodorus over the Danube is an arch bridge, road bridge and wooden bridge that was built from 103 until 105. Apollodorus of Damascus (Greek: Ἀπολλόδωρος ὁ Δαμασκηνός) was a Syrian-Greek engineer, architect, designer and sculptor from Damascus, Roman … Trajan's Bridge (Romanian: Podul lui Traian; Serbian: Трајанов мост / Trajanov most), also called Bridge of Apollodorus over the Danube, was a Roman segmental arch bridge, the first bridge to be built over the lower Danube and one of the greatest achievements in Roman architecture. There is no historical record for it. 107 - 113 Baths and Forum of Trajan gr. BLYTH, P. H., Apollodorus of Damascus and the "Poliorcetica" , Greek, Roman and Byzantine Studies, 33:2 (1992:Summer) p.127 Apollodorus of Damascus and the Poliorcetica P. H. Blyth X OLLODORUS OF DAMASCUS is a notable figure in the annals of Roman architecture.1 As the chief engineer in Trajan's Dacian Wars, he was responsible for the great bridge
Apollodorus’ bridge was destroyed by Huns in the 5th century, but the zone successively remained under the dominations of the Byzantines, Bulgarians and Magyars, in spite of the Wallachian oppositions. This drawing is from BNF suppl. He is thought to have started on his path to success in the Roman army, designing weapons, war machines, and siege engines. A replica of bridge section designed by architect Apollodorus of Damascus for Trajan's army to cross the Danube River. The Magyars made here a fortress in the 11th century (protected at the middle of the 13th century by even the Knights of Saint John),
Apollodorus of Damascus plays an important role in the later part of the historical novel Empire by Steven Saylor.The (fictional) protagonist Marcus Pinarius, a talented young sculptor and architect, becomes Apollodorus' protege, accompanies him during the war in Dacia and on various building projects in Rome, and later marries Apollodorus' daughter.
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