Roman Remains of Northern and Eastern France / Edition 1

Roman Remains of Northern and Eastern France / Edition 1

by James Bromwich, Bromwich James
     
 

This book provides a thorough, area by area companion to the region's wealth of monuments, excavations and artefacts, from Paris and Boulogne-sur-Mer to Strasbourg and Lyon. Over ninety sites are treated in detail, including major attractions such as the parc archéologique in Lyon and the amphitheatre at Autun, numerous local museums and secluded rural

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This book provides a thorough, area by area companion to the region's wealth of monuments, excavations and artefacts, from Paris and Boulogne-sur-Mer to Strasbourg and Lyon. Over ninety sites are treated in detail, including major attractions such as the parc archéologique in Lyon and the amphitheatre at Autun, numerous local museums and secluded rural excavations.
The guidebook combines a scholarly assessment of the area's Roman heritage, examining and interpreting the surviving remains, with practical visitor information such as directions to sites and opening hours. Comprehensively illustrated with photographs, maps and plans, it is a unique resource both for academic study and for visitors interested in the region's archaeological and historical background.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415139946
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/22/2003
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.20(d)

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Table of Contents

List of figures
List of plates
Acknowledgements
Introduction1
Historical Development: Change and Identity6
Chronology26
1The Sites of the Paris Region and Northern France29
The Romano-celtic sanctuary119
2The Sites of Burgundy and the Franche-Comte129
Travel and communications in Roman Gaul252
3The Sites of Champagne, the Ardennes, Lorraine and Alsace263
Dress and appearances in Roman Gaul341
4The Sites of the Rhone and Savoy353
Glossary441
Select bibliography446
Index451

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