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The most authoritative illustrated reference book on the urban history of ancient Rome 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 most authoritative illustrated reference book on the urban history of ancient Rome 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. Authoritative and easy to use, The Atlas of Ancient Rome is the definitive illustrated reference book on Rome from its origins to the sixth century AD. Fully updated from the Italian edition to include the latest discoveries and scholarship Features a wealth of maps, illustrations, and 3D reconstructions Covers Rome's topography, economy, urban infrastructure, and more Includes profiles of major monuments and works of art Draws on the latest archaeological findings and mapping technologies Twenty years in the making by a team of leading experts


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The most authoritative illustrated reference book on the urban history of ancient Rome 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 most authoritative illustrated reference book on the urban history of ancient Rome 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. Authoritative and easy to use, The Atlas of Ancient Rome is the definitive illustrated reference book on Rome from its origins to the sixth century AD. Fully updated from the Italian edition to include the latest discoveries and scholarship Features a wealth of maps, illustrations, and 3D reconstructions Covers Rome's topography, economy, urban infrastructure, and more Includes profiles of major monuments and works of art Draws on the latest archaeological findings and mapping technologies Twenty years in the making by a team of leading experts

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  1. 4 out of 5

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  2. 5 out of 5

    Giulio Valcossi

    Un'opera straordinaria, che non può mancare nella libreria di chiunque si occupi di Roma antica. Posso dire di aver scritto il mio romanzo tenendo questi volumi sulle ginocchia! Anche se sono un filologo e non un archeologo, sono stato profondamente influenzato dai libri di Andrea Carandini, fonte inesauribile di ispirazione e di conoscenza. The Atlante di Roma Antica is an extraordinary work, which everyone who writes about ancient Rome must have on his shelf. I can say that I have written my no Un'opera straordinaria, che non può mancare nella libreria di chiunque si occupi di Roma antica. Posso dire di aver scritto il mio romanzo tenendo questi volumi sulle ginocchia! Anche se sono un filologo e non un archeologo, sono stato profondamente influenzato dai libri di Andrea Carandini, fonte inesauribile di ispirazione e di conoscenza. The Atlante di Roma Antica is an extraordinary work, which everyone who writes about ancient Rome must have on his shelf. I can say that I have written my novel with these volumes always over my lap! Even though I am a scholar, not an archeologist, the books by Andrea Carandini have profoundly influenced me. They have been an inexhaustible source of inspiration and knowledge.

  3. 4 out of 5

    Angel Colberg

    One of the most beautiful and informative books on ancient Roman architecture.

  4. 4 out of 5

    Yosef the Heretic

    If I cannot sell elsewhere, I shall publish it here: So here's looking at you, Dame Madame Beard. If I cannot sell elsewhere, I shall publish it here: So here's looking at you, Dame Madame Beard.

  5. 5 out of 5

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    This title was selected as a 2018 Dartmouth Medal recipient. For a full list of Dartmouth Medal winners, please go to http://www.rusaupdate.org/awards/dart... This title was selected as a 2018 Dartmouth Medal recipient. For a full list of Dartmouth Medal winners, please go to http://www.rusaupdate.org/awards/dart...

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