Angels & Demons: The Pantheon
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  • Art History → Architecture → Pantheon
  • Literature → Roman Mythology → The Pantheon of Rome
  • History → Ancient Rome → Architecture

Professor Robert Langdon and Vittoria Vetra enter the Pantheon, a home for all the gods of Ancient Rome. Many architectural elements are featured, such as the oculus, dome, vestibule, and the Ionic and Corinthian columns.

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  1. Why do the tombs face east even though it is a Christian church?
  2. Why was the Pantheon originally built?
  3. How old is the Pantheon?

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