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The Roman Empire: Athens and Its Environs (Traveler's Guide to the Ancient World)
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The Roman Empire: Athens and Its Environs (Traveler's Guide to the Ancient World)

by Ray Laurence
 
Imagine what it would be like to travel back in time and explore the ancient world; to see the ancient wonders when they were new; to see and speak to the people who built and used them.

Written in the style of a contemporary travel guide, the Traveler’s Guide to the Ancient World: the Roman Empire focuses on the historic city of Rome and its

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Imagine what it would be like to travel back in time and explore the ancient world; to see the ancient wonders when they were new; to see and speak to the people who built and used them.

Written in the style of a contemporary travel guide, the Traveler’s Guide to the Ancient World: the Roman Empire focuses on the historic city of Rome and its environs in the year 300 CE. It offers advice on everything from where to stay and what to see, to sampling the local cuisine and shopping for souvenirs.

This carefully researched book paints a vivid picture of life in ancient Rome, and is packed with all the maps, illustrations, and fascinating insights that a tourist or traveler would expect to find in any modern guidebook.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781435101883
Publisher:
Metro Books
Publication date:
08/25/2008
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
4.90(w) x 7.60(h) x 0.90(d)

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Meet the Author

Dr. Ray Laurence is a Research Fellow and Senior Lecturer at the University of Birmingham’s Institute of Archeology and Antiquity. He specializes in the Roman city; the life course in the Roman Empire; roads and the landscape of the Roman Empire; as well as tourism and the classical tradition.

He has written many academic books and articles, and has previously published work on Pompeii and travel in the Roman Empire.

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