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The Colosseum

Author: Peter Quennell; Newsweek, inc. Book Division.
Publisher: New York : Newsweek, ©1971.
Series: Wonders of man.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Selections from literary works inspired by the ruin and reproductions of works of art accompany an illustrated history of the vast monument. Bibliog.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Quennell, Peter, 1905-1993.
Colosseum.
New York, Newsweek [1971]
(OCoLC)560061615
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Quennell; Newsweek, inc. Book Division.
ISBN: 0882250000 9780882250007
OCLC Number: 130294
Description: 172 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits (some color), color facsimiles ; 30 cm.
Contents: The story of the Colosseum / by Peter Quennell --
Roma Resurgens --
The bloody spectacle --
Pagan and Christian --
Twilight of the Eternal City --
Poets, popes and patriots --
The Romantic ruin --
While stands the Colosseum --
The Colosseum in literature.
Series Title: Wonders of man.
Responsibility: by Peter Quennell and the editors of the Newsweek Book Division.

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Selections from literary works inspired by the ruin and reproductions of works of art accompany an illustrated history of the vast monument. Bibliog.

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