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New Haven and London: Yale University Press (2000); amended 2nd edition, 2003; reprinted in 2009 and 2019. 


- Banister Fletcher Prize conferred jointly by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and the Authors’ Club of Great Britain

- Alice Davis Hitchcock Medallion conferred by the Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain

New Haven and London: Yale University Press (2014).

pp. 471 + xix, 181 figs. (edited with Tod A. Marder), New York and Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (2015). ISBN 978-0-521-80932-0

Publication supported by the Getty Foundation (USA).

- Prose Prize


Item in BBC's Open University Series on building technology (discussion of the Pantheon), 1997.


Secrets of the Parthenon, Nova – Providence Pictures, screened from January 2008. (Winner of the Writer’s Guild Award for Best Documentary, CINE Special Jurors Golden Eagle, First Prize in International Archeological Film Fest and Emmy-nominated.)

Rome Unwrapped (Atlantic Productions, shot 2009), screened from January 2011 in the USA.


BBC Points West; August 2014. Item on the Roman Baths, Bath, and its technical innovations.


Colosseum: Roman Death Trap, first airing February 11, 2015, PBS (Nova – Providence Pictures).


Open University: Audio interview concerning the Pantheon as part of the following module: Betts, E. and Hope, V. (2015) ‘ Unit 3: Hadrian’s Rome’, in Betts, E. and Hope, V. Block 2. The Heart of Empire: The City of Rome, The Open University, Milton Keynes, pp. 228-34. The audio is in Section 3.2.1:


'The Pantheon: a triumph of Rome or a triumph of compromise?' (with Paul Davies & David Hemsoll), Art History 10, 1987, 133-153.


'Palazzo Massimo and Baldassare Peruzzi's approach to architectural design', Architectural History 31, 1988, 59-85.


'Designing the Roman Corinthian order', Journal of Roman Archaeology 2, 1989, 35-69.


'Principles of design in Roman architecture: the setting out of centralised buildings', Papers of the British School at Rome 57, 1989, 106-151.


'The Tempietto and the roots of coincidence', Architectural History 33, 1990, 1-28.


'Designing the Roman Corinthian capital', Papers of the British School at Rome, 59 1991, 89-150.


'One hundred feet and a spiral stair: the problem of designing Trajan's Column', Journal of Roman Archaeology 6, 1993, 23-38.


'Designing amphitheatres', Römische Mitteilungen 100, 1993, 391-441. 


'L'arco di Costantino: un'analisi delle proporzioni', Archeologia Laziale 12, 1995, 58-61.

'An exercise in Hadrianic geometry: the design of the Annexe of the "Temple of Venus" at Baia' (with David Jacobson), Journal of Roman Archaeology 12 (1999), 57-71. 


'Doric measure and Doric design, 1: The evidence of the relief from Salamis, American Journal of Archaeology 104 (2000), 73-93.


'Genesis and Mimesis. The Design of the Arch of Constantine in Rome’, Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 59 (2000), 50-71.


'Doric measure and Doric design, 2: A Modular Re-reading of the Classical Temple, American Journal of Archaeology 105 (2001), 675-713.


‘Triglyphs, Tripods, and the Origin of the Doric order’, American Journal of Archaeology 106 (2002), 353-390.


‘Methodology and the Doric Temple’, Nexus. Architecture and Mathematics 6 (2006), 1-20.

‘Scanning ancient building components’ (with Georg Herdt), Photogrammetrie Fernerkundung Geoinformation 4 (2008): 245-251. 

‘Wunder der Baukunst – neu erfasst’ (with Georg Herdt), Antike Welt, 2010 – 1: 78-83.

‘Models of interpreting visual culture’, Bryn Mawr Classical Review, 2016.01.17.


‘ The orders in antiquity', entry in Dictionary of Art, ed. Turner, Jane (MacMillan), 1996, vol. 13, 447-484.


'Los procesos del diseño arquitectónico: comprender Vitruvio a partir del los dibujos y maquetas romanas', in Las casas del Alma. Maquetas arquitectónicas de la Antigüedad, 1997, Centre de Cultura Contemporània, Barcelona, 119-128. ISBN: 8477945012


'The practicalities of Roman entasis', Appearance and Essence, Williams Symposium on Refinements(Philadelphia 1993), ed. Haselberger, Lothar (1999), 225-249. [peer review]


‘La progettazione Architettonica: Riflessioni su misure, proporzioni e geometrie’, in Arco di Costantino tra archeologia e archeometria, ed. Patrizio Pensabene e Clementina Panella, supp. Studia Archaeologica 100 (Roma 1999: Bretschneider): 75-99.


‘L'ordine architettonico dell'Hadrianeum: forma e norme’, in Provinciae fideles. Il fregio del Tempio di Adriano in Campo Marzio, ed. Marina SapelliAmanda Claridge (Roma 1999): 129-139.  ISBN 8843569813


‘Doric Figuration’, in Body and Building: Essays on the Changing Relation of Body and Architecture, ed. Tavernor, Robert and Dodds, George, MIT Press 2002, 65-76 [plus notes and bibliography, pp. 294-297, 334-337]. ISBN: 0262041952BN: 0262041952

‘The Pantheon and the Phasing of its Construction’, in The Pantheon in Rome. Contributions, Bern, November 9-12, 2006, ed. Gerd Graβhoff, Michael Heinzelmann, Marcus Wäfler (Bern 2009): 69-87.            


‘Ancient Greek and Roman Architects’ Approaches to Curvature – the Corinthian Capital, Entasis and Amphitheatres’, Creating Shapes in Civil and Naval Architecture. A Cross-Disciplinary Comparison, ed. Horst Nowack and Wolfang Lefèvre, Leiden and Boston (2009): 93-116. ISBN 9789004173453


‘The Setting out of amphitheatres: Ellipse or Oval?’, Roman Amphitheatres and Spectacula: a 21st-Century perspective, papers from an international conference held at Chester 16th-18th February, 2007, ed. Tony Wilmott, British Archaeological Reports International Series 1946 (Oxford 2009): 5-14. ISBN 978 1 4073 0426 7


‘Who Built the Pantheon? Agrippa, Hadrian, Trajan and Apollodorus’, in Hadrian: Art, Politics and Economy, ed. Thorsten Opper, British Museum Research Publication 175 (London, 2013): 31-49. [peer review]


‘The structural assessment of ancient building components: the Temple of Artemis at Corfu’ (with Georg Herdt, Aykut Erkal, Dina D’Ayala), Archaeology in the Digital Era: Papers from the 40th Annual Conference of Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology (CAA), Southampton, 26-29 March 2012, ed. Philip Verhagen, Amsterdam 2014. Amsterdam University Press: 130-137.

[MWJ 40%]. ISBN 9789089646637


‘The Origins of the Orders: Unity in Multiplicity’, in Architecture and the Classical Tradition, from Pliny to Posterity, Tributes to Pierre Du Prey, ed. Matthew M. Reeve (London and Turnhout 2015): 7-26. Harvey Miller Publishers, 978-1-909400-12-2:. [peer review]


‘Ancient Architecture and Mathematics: Methodology and the Doric Temple’, Architecture and Mathematics from Antiquity to the Future: Volume II: The 1500s to the Future, eds. Kim Williams and Michael Ostwald (Heidelberg 2015). Birkhauser: 271-295. ISBN 978-3-319-00136-4.  DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-00137-1


‘Greek and Roman Architectural Theory’, in The Oxford Handbook of Greek and Roman Art and Architecture, ed. Clemente Marconi (Oxford and New York 2015). ISBN 978-0199783304.Oxford University Press: 41-69. [peer review]


‘Introduction’ (with Tod A. Marder), in The Pantheon in Rome from Antiquity to the Present (New York and Cambridge 2015): Cambridge University Press: 1-48. [MWJ 50%]


‘Building on Adversity. The Pantheon and the problems of its construction’, in The Pantheon in Rome from Antiquity to the Present (New York and Cambridge 2015): Cambridge University Press: 193-230.


Wilson Jones, M. (100%), ‘Reflections on Interpretation: the origins of the Doric frieze’, in Architektōn: timētikos tomos gia ton kathēgētē Manolē Korre = Honorary volume for professor Manolis Korres. ed. Zampas, K. (Athens and Munich 2016): Melissa Publishing House: 645-658.

Wilson Jones, M. (100%), ‘Non-architectural sources for Greek and Roman architectural form’, in Decor. Decorazione e architettura nel mondo romano, Thiasos; vol. 9 (Rome 2017): Quasar, 87-102. Paper delivered at the conference on 23rd May 2014.


Wilson Jones, M. (100%), ‘La basilique de Volubilis: quelques considérations architecturales’, in Volubilis après Rome. Fentress, E. & Limane, H., eds.  (Leiden 2018): Brill (Arts and Archaeology of the Islamic World, vol. 11): 13-37.

Wilson Jones, M. (100%), Approaches to Architectural Proportion and the ‘Poor old Parthenon’”, in Proportional Systems in the History of Architecture. A Critical Reconsideration, eds. Matthew A. Cohen and Maarten Delbeke (Leiden 2019). Leiden University Press: 199-2312. 

Wilson Jones, M. (100%), ‘La Colonna Traiana e il progetto architettonico di Apollodoro’, in L’arte di costruire un capolavoro: la Colonna Traiana (Florence 2019): Le Gallerie degli Uffizi and Giunti Editore: 55-67.

Wilson Jones, M. (100%), 'Old Questions and New Approaches: the significance of affinities between the tectonic arts and the technical arts of ancient Greece', in New Directions and Paradigms for the Study of Greek Architecture, ed. Philip Sapirstein and David Scahill (Leiden 2020): Brill Interdisciplinary Dialogues in the Field (Monumenta Graeca et Romana 25), 178–198. 

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