Tesoros de Las Antiguas Civilizaciones: Roma

Tesoros de Las Antiguas Civilizaciones: Roma

by Maria Teresa Guaitoli
     
 

This meticulously researched book reconstructs the history of ancient Rome, from its formative years to the crisis in the 5th century B.C., that followed its widespread conquests. Through an in-depth exploration of the historical, architectural, and artistic facets of the main periods of Roman civilization, author Maria Teresa Guaitoli presents a compelling pictorial… See more details below

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This meticulously researched book reconstructs the history of ancient Rome, from its formative years to the crisis in the 5th century B.C., that followed its widespread conquests. Through an in-depth exploration of the historical, architectural, and artistic facets of the main periods of Roman civilization, author Maria Teresa Guaitoli presents a compelling pictorial survey of the development of the Roman world. The book traces the influence of the many civilizations that were absorbed into the Roman empire, highlighting how their customs, ideas, traditions, and beliefs impacted the culture’s artistic output and architecture. Hundreds of photographs display the intricate mosaics, meticulously carved statues and reliefs, and sophisticated architecture whose influence is still strong today. Based on the most current archaeological findings, the book includes reconstructions and plans that demonstrate the complexity of Rome's ancient architectural sites, providing readers with a robust look at a remarkable civilization.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789707184442
Publisher:
Advanced Marketing s De Rl De Cv
Publication date:
06/28/2008
Edition description:
Translatio
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
11.30(w) x 12.60(h) x 0.80(d)

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