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International dictionary of historic places

Author: Trudy Ring; Robert M Salkin
Publisher: Chicago ; London : Fitzroy Dearborn, 1995.
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Presents some 1000 illustrated histories of famous sites in the world. Entries include: location, description, and site office details; and a 3000 to 4000 word essay that provides a history of the  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Trudy Ring; Robert M Salkin
ISBN: 1884964028 9781884964022 1884964052 9781884964053
OCLC Number: 498663201
Notes: Includes index.
Maps on lining papers.
Description: xv, 818 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 29 cm
Contents: Historic Places by Country Editor's Note Contributors The Dictionary: Aegina Agrigento Alalakh Alcobaca Alta mira Ampurias Anazarbus Andorra Antalya Antioch Aph rodisias Arezzo Argos Aspendus Assisi Athens: Acropolis Athens: Agora Avila Badajoz Barcelona Batalha Benevento Ber gamo Bobbio Bologna Burgos Bursa Cadiz Cagliari Ca lahorra Capri Capua Caserta Cassino Cephalonia Chie ti Citium Cnidus Coimbra Cordoba Corinth La Coruna Covadonga Crete Cumae Delos Delphi Didyma D iyarbakir Dubrovnik Durres Edirne Elba Eleusis Ephe sus Epidaurus Erzurum El Escorial Euboea Evora Famaguta Fatima Ferrara Flore nce: Fiesole Florence: Piazza del Duomo Florence: Piazza della Signoria Florence: Ponte Vecchio Gallipoli Gela Genoa Gibraltar Gijon Gordiu m Gortyn Granada La Granja de San Ildefonso Gubbio Guernica Guimaraes Halicarnassus Ha ttusa Herculaneum Hierapolis Hvar Istanbul: Blue Mosque Istanbul: City Walls Istanbul: Hagia Sophia Izmir Kanesh Kars Kastoria Kaval/Philippi Ka yseri Keos Kestel/Goltepe Konya/Catal Huyuk Kos Kotor Leon Lucca Madrid Mafra Malaga Ma lta Mantua Messenia Metapontum Meteora Milan Minorc a Mistra Modena Monaco Monreale Mount Athos Mount Helicon Mycenae Naples Nauplia Naxos Nora Ohrid Ol ympia/Elis Orvieto Ostia Antica/Portus Padua Paestum Palermo Palestrina Palma Pavia Pergamum Phigalia/Bassae Pisa Pompeii Priene Pula Ravenna Rhodes Rimini Rome: Capitoline Hill Rome: Colosseum Rome: Forum Rome: Pantheon Rome: Ponte and Castel Sant'Angelo Rome: Vatican Salamanca Salamis Salerno Samothrace San Marino Sanliurfa Santiago de Compostela Sarajevo Segovia Selinus Seville Side Si ena Sinop Sintra Skopje Sofia Sparta Split Syracus e Taormina Taranto Tarquinia Thermopylae Thessalonik i Thira Tiryns Tivoli Todi Toledo Troy Turin Urbi no Valencia Van Vel ia Venice: Rialto/Grand Canal Venice: St. Mark's Square Vergina Verona Vicenza Zadar Index Notes on Contributors
Responsibility: editor, Trudy Ring ; associate editor, Robert Salkin ; photo editor, Sharon La Boda. Vol. 3, Southern Europe.


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