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Rome's World

Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

The Peutinger Map is the only map of the Roman world to come down to us from antiquity. Richard Talbert provides a long-overdue reinterpretation and appreciation of the map as a masterpiece of both  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
ISBN: 9781107685758 1107685753 9780521764803 0521764807
OCLC Number: 885384180
Awards: Commended for PROSE (Classics/Ancient Hist) 2010
Description: 376
Contents: Introduction; 1. The surviving copy: history, publication, scholarship; 2. The surviving copy: the material object and its palaeography; 3. Design and character of the map; 4. Recovery of the original map from the surviving copy; 5. The original map; Conclusion: the map's place in classical and medieval cartography.
Responsibility: Talbert, Richard J.A.


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'The great strength of Talbert's book is that it argues - at times almost despite itself - for an imaginative non-cartographical viewing of the Peutinger Table.' The Times Literary Supplement 'This Read more...

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