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Visions of Rome : Thomas Ashby, archaeologist

Author: Richard Hodges
Publisher: London : British School at Rome, at the British Academy, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"On Friday 15 May 1931, on his way from Southampton to Oxford, Thomas Ashby fell from the train and died. An open verdict on his death was recorded by the coroner but, as Richard Hodges shows, he had plenty enough motive to end his life. Ashby, an avid photographer and dedicated walker, belonged to the transition between Victorian antiquarianism and twentieth-century scientific archaeology. This volume charts his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hodges, Richard.
Visions of Rome.
London : British School at Rome, at the British Academy, 2000
(OCoLC)606540678
Named Person: Thomas Ashby; Thomas Ashby; Thomas Ashby; Thomas Ashby
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Hodges
ISBN: 0904152340 9780904152340
OCLC Number: 46395408
Description: xv, 134 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Other Titles: Thomas Ashby, archaeologist
Responsibility: by Richard Hodges.

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Thomas Ashby (1874-1931), the first scholar and third Director of the British School at Rome died at a tragically young age when he fell from a train. His 'Roman Campagna in Classical Times' remains  Read more...

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