The Atlas of Ancient Rome

The Atlas of Ancient Rome

Biography and Portraits of the City

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"The Atlas of Ancient Rome provides a comprehensive archaeological survey of the city of Rome from prehistory to the early medieval period. Lavishly illustrated throughout with full-color maps, drawings, photos, and 3D reconstructions, this magnificent two-volume slipcased edition features the latest discoveries and scholarship, with new descriptions of more than 500 monuments, including the Sanctuary of Vesta, the domus Augusti, and the Mausoleum of Augustus. It is destined to become the standard reference for scholars, students, and anyone interested in the history of the city of Rome. The Atlas of Ancient Rome is monumental in scope. It examines the city's topography and political-administrative divisions, trade and economic production, and social landscape and infrastructure--from residential neighborhoods and gardens to walls, roads, aqueducts, and sewers. It describes the fourteen regions of Rome and the urban history of each in unprecedented detail, and includes profiles and reconstructions of major monuments and works of art. This is the only atlas of the ancient city to incorporate the most current archaeological findings and use the latest mapping technologies."--Publisher's website.
Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, [2017]
Edition: English language edition
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9780691163475
0691163472
Call Number: 937 At654 2017
Characteristics: 2 volumes (xiii, 640, 463 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 28 cm, in slipcase 29 x 23 x 10 cm

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