The Appian Way : ghost road, queen of roads (Book, 2014) []
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The Appian Way : ghost road, queen of roads

The Appian Way : ghost road, queen of roads

Author: Robert A Kaster
Publisher: Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2014. ©2012
Series: Culture trails.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Paperback editionView all editions and formats
Describes travel down the Appian Way while analyzing the meaning of the road in modern and ancient context.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert A Kaster
ISBN: 9780226142999 022614299X 9780226425719 0226425711
OCLC Number: 884792976
Description: xi, 124 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Queen of roads: Rome and the Appian Way --
Ghost road: Italy and the Appian Way --
Epilogue: Mullet in Tusculum --
Advice for the traveler.
Series Title: Culture trails.
Responsibility: Robert A. Kaster.


To walk on remnants of the storied Appian Way, from Rome to Italy, is to walk in the footsteps of ghosts. In this book, the author is our guide to those ghosts - and the layers of history they  Read more...


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"Layer upon layer, Italy's storied past unfolds in Kaster's captivating journey along the venerable Queen of Roads. I cannot imagine a more perfect guide to such a rich trove of ancient and modern Read more...

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