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ID: 300008264
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300008264

 

Record Type: concept
decumani (main streets, <streets by location or context>, ... Built Environment (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Designates the east-west streets used in laying out ancient Roman countryside tracts and associated towns and thus, by extension, the main east-west streets, distinguished by greater width and scale of appointments, of planned Roman towns.
 
Terms:
decumani (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,PN)
decumani (Dutch-P,D,U,U)
decumanus (C,U,English,AD,U,SN)
decumanus (Dutch,AD,U,U)
decumanus (Spanish-P,D,U,B)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  V.RM

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Objects Facet
Objects Facet
Hierarchy of Built Environment (hierarchy name)
.... Built Environment (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of Open Spaces and Site Elements (hierarchy name )
........ Open Spaces and Site Elements (hierarchy name ) (G)
Hierarchy of open spaces
............ open spaces (G)
Hierarchy of <open spaces by function>
................ <open spaces by function> (G)
Hierarchy of transportation spaces
.................... transportation spaces (G)
Hierarchy of roads
........................ roads (G)
Hierarchy of <roads by form>
............................ <roads by form> (G)
Hierarchy of streets
................................ streets (G)
Hierarchy of <streets by location or context>
.................................... <streets by location or context> (G)
Hierarchy of main streets
........................................ main streets (G)
Hierarchy of decumani
............................................ decumani (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Aanduiding voor de oost-west-as die de oude Romeinen gebruikten bij het opmeten en indelen van stukken land waarop ze steden wensten te bouwen, en, bij uitbreiding, ook voor de belangrijkste, lees de breedste en meest grootschalige straten die van oost naar west lopen in regelmatig aangelegde Romeinse steden. 
Spanish ..... Designa una calle este-oeste utilizada en la disposición de las parcelas del campo y ciudades asociadas de la antigua Roma y, por tanto, por extensión, la calle principal este-oeste, distinguida por su mayor anchura y escala de cargos, de las ciudades planificadas de Roma. 

Sources and Contributors:
decumani............  [RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred, VP Preferred]
.................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
.................  Castaglion, Orthogonal Town Planning in Antiquity (1971) 18
.................  Ward-Perkins, Roman Imperial Architecture (1985) GLOS
.................  Winkler Prins Encyclopedie (1990)
decumanus............  [CDBP-SNPC Preferred, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
....................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
....................  Boethius, Etruscan and Early Roman Architecture (1978) GLOS
....................  Brilliant, Roman Art (1974) IND
....................  Castaglion, Orthogonal Town Planning in Antiquity (1971) 10
....................  Hermansen, Ostia (1981) Vol. 2, GLOS
....................  Mumford, La Ciudad en la Historia (1966)
....................  Robertson, Handbook of Greek and Roman Architecture (1929) GLOS
....................  Stierling, El Imperio Romano. Desde los Etruscos a la caída del Imperio Romano (2004) 48
....................  Winkler Prins Encyclopedie (1990)
 
Subject: .....  [CDBP-SNPC, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
............  Winkler Prins Encyclopedie (1990)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Legacy AAT data
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)
.......... Winkler Prins Encyclopedie (1990)
Spanish .......... [CDBP-SNPC]
.......... TAA database (2000-)

 

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