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Rome Alive: A Source-Guide to the Ancient City, Vol. 1

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Rome Alive: A Source-Guide to the Ancient City, Vol. 1

Peter J. Aicher, "Rome Alive: A Source-Guide to the Ancient City, Vol. 1"
English | 2004 | ISBN: 0865164738 | PDF | pages: 368 | 42,8 mb

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 monuments. 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 one-of-a-kind guide. A separate volume of sources in Greek and Latin is available for scholars who want access to the original texts.

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