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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:   eBook : Document : 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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Coarelli, Filippo.
Rome and environs.
Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2007
(DLC) 2006016234
(OCoLC)69013642
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Filippo Coarelli
ISBN: 9780520935099 0520935098 9780520957800 0520957806
OCLC Number: 1022272117
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: 1 online resource (x, 555 pages) : illustrations, maps, plans.
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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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 Martius), and, unlike most other guides, now includes the major monuments in a large area outside Rome proper but within easy reach, such as Ostia Antica, Palestrina, Tivoli, and the many areas of interest along the ancient Roman roads. An essential resource for tourists interested in a deeper understanding of Rome's classical remains, it is also the ideal book for students and scholars approaching the ancient history of one of the world's most fascinating cities.--From publisher description.

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