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Bourbon, Fabio

Overview
Works: 195 works in 579 publications in 11 languages and 5,888 library holdings
Genres: Pictorial works  Art  Biography  Guidebooks  Illustrated works  History  Diaries  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Creator, Redactor, Translator, Illustrator, Adapter, Other, zxx, tex, Contributor
Classifications: DG78, 937
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Most widely held works by Fabio Bourbon
Ancient Rome : history of a civilization that ruled the world by Annamaria Liberati( Book )

19 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 878 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ancient Rome is a magnificent volume that traces the dramatic history of the Roman Empire, paying particular attention to its rise and fall and its lasting social, cultural, military, and political influence. From great feats and everyday customs, to works of art and household objects, this comprehensive account offers a fascinating insight into the highly complex and sophisticated society that once ruled the world. Authoritative text by Anna Maria Liberati and Fabio
The lost cities of the Mayas : the life, art, and discoveries of Frederick Catherwood by Fabio Bourbon( Book )

18 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of English artist Frederick Catherwood based on original research, as well as Catherwood's journals and drawings, focusing on his adventures while studying and painting the lost Mayan cities in the jungles of Central America and the Yucatan plateau in the early nineteenth century
The Holy Land : yesterday and today ; lithographs and diaries by David Roberts( Book )

27 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Roberts was born in 1796 at Stockbridge, near Edinburgh, to an extremely humble family. He spent his childhood in total but dignified poverty, which did nothing to prevent him, however, from showing early but remarkable artistic gifts. Gifted with great determination and equal talents, Roberts succeeded in overcoming his humble beginnings, and quickly became one of the most acclaimed artists of the period. An excellent landscape artist, after traveling repeatedly
Israel by Fabio Bourbon( Book )

33 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in 8 languages and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pictorial book which celebrates the beauty of Israel and introduces its culture and people
Egypt : yesterday and today by David Roberts( Book )

19 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and Polish and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spain by Fabio Bourbon( Book )

17 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Petra : Jordan's extraordinary ancient city by Fabio Bourbon( Book )

22 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ruins of Petra, the ancient Nabatean capital in today's Jordan, constitute one of the most extraordinary and fascinating monumental complexes of the ancient world for the outstanding quality of the architecture and for the city's remarkable position, set amidst rugged hills and narrow gorges. From the fantastic Khasneh to the gigantic Deir, from the spectacular Urn Tomb to the mysterious Temple of the Winged Lions, every monument is described in detail and examined in relation to the complex historical and artistic events of the Rose-red City, the evolution of which is analyzed at length in the introductory chapter. Petra is not unique for its architecture alone. Here, Mother Nature has achieved one of her most original creations, defying her very own rules, laid down at the beginning of time - improbable geometry, unbelievable colors, contrasts that would by unthinkable elsewhere. The illustrations in this book pay tribute to this splendor and make it a work of rare emotional impact
Italy by Fabio Bourbon( Book )

14 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Color photographs, an introductory essay, and brief text provide information about the history, cities, natural landscapes, and culture of Italy
Rome : splendours of an ancient civilization by Annamaria Liberati( Book )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A celebration of Ancient Roman civilization with photographs of monuments, art treasures, cities and landscapes. The accompanying text offers an insight into Roman society and ranges from military campaigns to daily customs. A tour of the major sites of Italy and the empire is included
Splendours of the Roman world by Annamaria Liberati( Book )

7 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Norway by Fabio Bourbon( Book )

13 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Holy Land : archaeological guide to Israel, Sinai and Jordan by Fabio Bourbon( Book )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From Masada to Megiddo to Petra, this comprehensive guide helps readers explore and appreciate the Holy Land's manifold archaeological sites and attractions. Organized geographically, it is divided into chapters on Jerusalem, North Israel, South Israel, Mount Sinai, and Jordan, spotlighting venerable and varied religious sanctuaries, ancient cities, massive cliffside fortresses, and the incomparable stone city of Petra. Authoritative text delves into each regions history, architecture, and archaeological highlights, accompanied by superb photographs of each site, floor plans, details of decorative motifs, statuary, architectural features, and much more."--Global Books in Print
Lost civilizations : rediscovering the great cultures of the past by Fabio Bourbon( Book )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Holy Land : guide to the archaeological sites of Israel, Sinai and Jordan by Fabio Bourbon( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Magna Graecia : Kunst und Kultur der Griechen in Italien by Furio Durando( Book )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in Italian and German and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Holy Land by Fabio Bourbon( Book )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With a history as ancient as that of humankind, the Holy Land contains an unparalleled wealth of archaeological ruins and monuments. Divided into chapters focusing on Jerusalem, North Israel, South Israel, Mount Sinai, and Jordan, this meticulously researched handbook explores vivid symbols of Jewish heritage like Masada and Tiberias and guides readers through such varied sites as the rock-cut city of Petra in Jordan, Megiddo-the supposed site of Armageddon, and St. Catherine's Monastery, the smallest Greek orthodox diocese in the world, delving into the highlights of each site's history and architecture. With a historic survey at the beginning of the book outlining the significant epochs and detailed photographs and plans throughout, this is an indispensable reference for the archaeologically minded traveler
Iceland by Fabio Bourbon( Book )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inside Sydney by Fabio Bourbon( Book )

4 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great book of archaeology( Book )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Paleolithic Era to 15th Century A.D., this book ranges across the five continents, discovering and presenting their most ancient treasures by following the tracks of those who brought them to light, making use of specialists reports, exceptional photographic resources, and numerous diagrams and maps
Egypt & Nubia ; The holy land by David Roberts( Book )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Ancient Rome : history of a civilization that ruled the world
Alternative Names
Bourbon, Favio.

Burbon, Fabio

Būrbūn, Fābiyū

Burbun, Fabiyu 1962-

Būrbūn, Fābyū 1962-

Бурбон, Фабио

ブルボン, ファビオ

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The lost cities of the Mayas : the life, art, and discoveries of Frederick CatherwoodThe Holy Land : yesterday and today ; lithographs and diariesIsraelEgypt : yesterday and todaySpainPetra : Jordan's extraordinary ancient cityItalyRome : splendours of an ancient civilization