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Rome and environs : an archaeological guide

Author: Filippo Coarelli
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2007.
Series: Joan Palevsky imprint in classical literature.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This guide brings the work of one of the best known scholars of Roman archeology and art to an English-language audience. Conveniently organized by walking tours and illustrated throughout with clear maps, drawings, and plans, it covers all of the city's ancient sites (including the Capitoline, the Forum, the Palatine Hill, the Valley of the Colosseum, the Esquiline, the Caelian, the Quirinal, and the Campus  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Führer
Guidebooks
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Filippo Coarelli
ISBN: 9780520079601 0520079604 9780520079618 0520079612
OCLC Number: 69013642
Language Note: Translated from the Italian.
Notes: The text is a translation of an original manuscript provided by Filippo Coarelli that includes updated and revised chapters from three of his books in the Guide archeologiche Laterza series (Rome and Bari: Gius. Laterza & Figli S.p.A): Roma (1995 and 2003), Dintorni di Roma (1993), and Italia Centrale (1985).
Description: x, 555 pages : illustrations, maps, plans ; 24 cm.
Contents: Translators' preface --
Introduction --
City walls --
Capitoline --
Roman forum --
Imperial fora --
Palatine --
Valley of the Colosseum --
Esquiline --
Caelian --
Quirinal, Viminal, and the Via Lata --
Campus Martius --
Forum Holitorium, Forum Boarium, Circus Maximus, and the Baths of Caracalla --
Aventine, Trastevere, and the Vatican --
Via Appia --
Eastern environs : Viae Latina, Praenestina, Labicana, Tiburtina --
Northern environs : Viae Salaria, Nomentana, Flaminia, Cassia --
Western environs : Viae Aurelia, Campana, Ostiensis --
Aqueducts --
Ostia --
Tivoli and the Tiburtine territory --
Alban Hills and Praeneste --
Appendix --
General bibliography --
Illustration sources --
Index.
Series Title: Joan Palevsky imprint in classical literature.
Responsibility: Filippo Coarelli ; translated by James J. Clauss and Daniel P. Harmon ; illustrations adapted by J. Anthony Clauss and Pierre A. MacKay.
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Organized by walking tours and illustrated throughout with maps, drawings, and plans, this book covers Rome's ancient sites, and includes the major monuments in a large area outside Rome proper but  Read more...

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"I have often wished that there were an English version of Coarelli's marvelously thorough guide. This new translation is wonderful." - Helen Nagy, author of Votive Terracottas from the "Vignaccia", Read more...

 
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