APOLLODORUS
c.67 - 129
Greek Architect




Apollodorus of Damascus worked primarily for the Roman emperor Trajan.

He designed some of the most significant structures of antiquity such as Trajan's Forum in Rome with Stadium, Triumphal Arc and Trajan's Column. His markets are the finest-known example of modular commercial construction in concrete.

He also built public bath's , port facilities, a bridge across the Danube, and the circular 'Odeon' Theater in Rome. When he rejected emperor Hadrian's architectural ideas he was banned and executed.

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