Rome Alive: Volume I A Source-Guide / Edition 1

Rome Alive: Volume I A Source-Guide / Edition 1

by Peter J. Aicher
     
 

Whether you're an armchair tourist, are visiting Rome for the first time, or are a veteran of the city's charms, travelers of all ages and stages will benefit from this fascinating guidebook to Rome's ancient city. Rome Alive describes the Site and Foundation of Rome, Walls and Aqueducts, the Capitoline Hill, the Roman Forum, the Upper Sacra Via, the Palatine Hill,… See more details below

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Whether you're an armchair tourist, are visiting Rome for the first time, or are a veteran of the city's charms, travelers of all ages and stages will benefit from this fascinating guidebook to Rome's ancient city. Rome Alive describes the Site and Foundation of Rome, Walls and Aqueducts, the Capitoline Hill, the Roman Forum, the Upper Sacra Via, the Palatine Hill, the Colosseum Area, the Imperial Fora, the Campus Martius, the Forum Boarium and Aventine, and the Circus Maximus to Tomb of Scipios, all using the words of the ancients who knew them best. Aicher's commentary orients the visitor to each site's ancient significance. Photographs, maps, and floorplans abound, all making this a oneofakind guide. A separate volume of sources in Greek and Latin is available for scholars who want access to the original texts

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780865164734
Publisher:
Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
01/28/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
343
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

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