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Influences of Ancient Architecture Hello professor and classmates; However long it took to build the Italian capital, the design adopted left a lasting impact on architecture to this day. Ancient Roman architects changed the shape of architecture for all time, giving human beings buildings that it had never seen before, alongside public structures, roads and infrastructure that could be used by people from all levels of society. Roman architecture was at its peak during the Pax Romana period, a period in which the Roman Empire neither expanded nor was invaded, and lasted over 200 years. Renaissance architecture is European architecture between the early 15th and early 17th centuries. It demonstrates a conscious revival and development of certain elements of classical thought and material culture, particularly symmetry and classical orders. Stylistically, Renaissance architecture came after the Gothic period and was succeeded by the Baroque. An example of the renaissance architecture is the Chartres

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