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Connolly, Peter 1935-

Works: 70 works in 421 publications in 13 languages and 13,921 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Pictorial works  Military history  Biography 
Roles: Author, Interviewee, Illustrator, zxx, Translator, Creator, Contributor
Classifications: DE59, 937.6
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Publications about Peter Connolly
Publications by Peter Connolly
Publications by Peter Connolly, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Peter Connolly
The ancient city : life in classical Athens & Rome by Peter Connolly( Book )
38 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 2,118 libraries worldwide
Recreates the public buildings, temples, shops, and houses of ancient Athens and Rome, providing a window through which to look at the development of the cities and their architecture, and to discuss various aspects of daily life, including religion, food, drama, games, food, culture, and entertainment
Pompeii by Peter Connolly( Book )
29 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in 8 languages and held by 1,092 libraries worldwide
Describes the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius that destroyed Pompeii in 79 A.D. and the rediscovery and subsequent excavation of this buried city
Greece and Rome at war by Peter Connolly( Book )
32 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in English and Russian and held by 1,052 libraries worldwide
This illustrated guide to twelve centuries of military development, drawing from archaeological evidence to provide a detailed account of the weapons and armies of Greece and Rome, covers a period that ranges from 800 B.C. to 450 A.D
The legend of Odysseus by Peter Connolly( Book )
21 editions published between 1985 and 1993 in 5 languages and held by 969 libraries worldwide
Recounts the involvement of Odysseus and the other Greek heroes in the Trojan War and the hardships and adventures endured by Odysseus on his way home from the war. Site reconstructions, photographs, and other archeological evidence depict the civilization of the Greek world at the time of this legendary story
Tiberius Claudius Maximus : the legionary by Peter Connolly( Book )
44 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 859 libraries worldwide
Reconstructs the early career of Tiberius Claudius Maximus, a Roman soldier who served under Trajan during his war in Central Europe and the Middle East. Military life, strategy, and weaonry of the era are presented in color illustrations and explanatory accompanying text
The Roman army by Peter Connolly( Book )
35 editions published between 1975 and 1996 in 7 languages and held by 664 libraries worldwide
Examines the armour, tactics, weaons, and organization of the Roman army during the Macedonian campaign, Caesar's conquest of Europe and the early years of Empire in Rome
Ancient Greece by Peter Connolly( Book )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 628 libraries worldwide
Explores the history of the early civilization of Greece, as well as, their architecture, art, sports, poetry, drama, and music
Ancient Rome by Peter Connolly( Book )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 586 libraries worldwide
Discusses what life was like in ancient Rome
The Greek armies by Peter Connolly( Book )
25 editions published between 1977 and 1985 in 5 languages and held by 540 libraries worldwide
Grade level: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, e, i, s
The Greeks by Roy E. C Burrell( Book )
5 editions published between 1989 and 1997 in English and held by 524 libraries worldwide
Covers the centuries from the Minoans to the breakup of Alexander's empire and the conquest of Greece by Rome
The Roman fort by Peter Connolly( Book )
11 editions published between 1991 and 1999 in English and held by 481 libraries worldwide
Describes what a typical Roman fort looked like and how many soldiers lived and died to keep the Roman Peace intact
The Holy Land by Peter Connolly( Book )
27 editions published between 1983 and 2000 in 5 languages and held by 471 libraries worldwide
The Jews in the Time of Jesus brings to life the people and events of a crucial period in the history of the world. Spanning a hundred years that culminate in the fall of Masada, in 73 CE, Peter Connolly reconstructs the daily life of the Jewish people in Judea and Galilee, and especially in Jerusalem. The major historical events of this century are: the reign of Herod the Great, the rise of the Zealots, the rebuilding of the Temple, the crucifixion of Jesus, and the crushing of Jewish resistance at Masada. During this period the Roman emperors were Augustus, Tiberius, Caligula, Claudius, Nero, Vespasian, and Titus. The book's fascinating illustrations reveal the details of everyday life, domestic, religious, and military. There is a clear description of the geography of the Holy Land and an explanation of what archaeological discoveries have taught us about the past
The Greeks by Judith Crosher( Book )
9 editions published between 1974 and 1987 in English and Spanish and held by 469 libraries worldwide
Describes aspects of life in ancient Greece including the theater, government, religion, and domestic life. Also presents a portrait of life in Athens
Hannibal and the enemies of Rome by Peter Connolly( Book )
12 editions published between 1978 and 1989 in English and German and held by 453 libraries worldwide
Discusses the part played by the Etruscans, Samnites, Carthaginians, and Celts in Roman and Italian history. Includes an account of Hannibal's march and much description of the armor and weapons of the period
Oxford first ancient history by Roy E. C Burrell( Book )
6 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and held by 393 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of the ancient world, from the earliest civilizations of Mesopotamia, Egypt, and China; through the glories of Greece and Rome; to the fall of the Roman empire
The Romans by Roy E. C Burrell( Book )
2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 360 libraries worldwide
Covers two thousand years of history from the origins of Rome to the downfall of the Byzantine Empire
The Egyptians by Anne Millard( Book )
5 editions published between 1977 and 1988 in Spanish and English and held by 352 libraries worldwide
Introduces the civilization of the ancient Egyptians
Colosseum : Rome's arena of death by Peter Connolly( Book )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and German and held by 235 libraries worldwide
I, Caesar the rise and fall of the Roman Empire ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 216 libraries worldwide
The public and private lives of six key men who ruled the Roman Empire: Julius Caesar; Augustus; Nero; Hadrian; Constantine; and Justinian. Includes unequaled location footage; unseen images; and careful re-enactments bringing the series to life
A history of the Jewish people in the time of Jesus : from Herod the Great to Masada by Peter Connolly( Book )
3 editions published between 1983 and 1987 in English and held by 201 libraries worldwide
Text, pictures, photographs, and maps present the history of the Jews from the reign of Herod the Great through the governance of Pontius Pilate to the destruction of the Temple and the siege at Masada
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Alternative Names
Conolly, Peter 1935-2012
Konnoly, Pēter 1935-2012
Peter Connolly britischer Autor, Illustrator und Experte für griechisch-römische Geschichte
Peter Connolly britisk historikar
Peter Connolly britisk historiker
Peter Connolly brittisk historiker
Peter Connolly storico e illustratore britannico
Коннолли, Питер
Питър Коноли
コノリー, ピーター
English (207)
German (37)
Spanish (26)
French (18)
Swedish (6)
Italian (4)
Croatian (3)
Catalan (3)
Danish (2)
Serbian (1)
Greek, Modern [1453- ] (1)
Russian (1)
Dutch (1)
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