The Penguin Historical Atlas of Ancient Rome

The Penguin Historical Atlas of Ancient Rome

Uses maps, text, and illustrations to present the history of the Roman Empire, from its beginning as a modest village to its transformation into a Christian theocracy

Author: Christopher Scarre

Publisher: Penguin Group USA

ISBN: UOM:39015054422350

Category: History

Page: 144

View: 394

Uses maps, text, and illustrations to present the history of the Roman Empire, from its beginning as a modest village to its transformation into a Christian theocracy
Categories: History

Historical Atlas of Ancient Rome

Historical Atlas of Ancient Rome

This book traces the historical, cultural and political development of the small Iron Age tribe on the banks of the River Tiber who developed into the rulers of an empire that dominated the Western world.

Author: Nick Constable

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105114503449

Category: History

Page: 189

View: 584

The rise and fall of the Roman World is one of the most fascinating stories in history. This book traces the historical, cultural and political development of the small Iron Age tribe on the banks of the River Tiber who developed into the rulers of an empire that dominated the Western world. While her legionaries brought Roman rule to the far corners of Europe and the Middle East, her poets, architects, politicians and philosophers were creating a cultural legacy that still survives today. In this ambitious and lavishly illustrated book, the history of this remarkable people has been traced, allowing readers a clear and concise insight into the Roman World. Use the well-researched text, superb maps, specially commissioned artwork, and copious photographs the Atlas of Ancient Rome to follow the origins, rise, decline, and fall of the greatest empire the world has ever known.
Categories: History

The Atlas of Ancient Rome

The Atlas of Ancient Rome

This is the only atlas of the ancient city to incorporate the most current archaeological findings and the latest mapping technologies.

Author: Università degli studi di Roma "La Sapienza."

Publisher:

ISBN: 0691163472

Category: Architecture, Roman

Page: 1103

View: 817

The Atlas of Ancient Rome provides a comprehensive archaeological survey of the city of Rome from prehistory to the medieval period. Lavishly illustrated throughout with full-color maps, drawings and photos, and 3D reconstructions, this magnificent two-volume slipcased edition is destined to become the standard reference for scholars, students, and anyone interested in Rome and its history and art. 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 one 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 the latest mapping technologies.
Categories: Architecture, Roman

The Atlas of Ancient Rome

The Atlas of Ancient Rome

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.

Author: Andrea Carandini

Publisher:

ISBN: LCCN:2016954990

Category: Architecture, Roman

Page: 463

View: 382

"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.
Categories: Architecture, Roman

The Kingfisher Atlas of the Ancient World

The Kingfisher Atlas of the Ancient World

Featuring seventeen beautiful hand-illustrated maps and packed with eye-opening information about ancient civilizations and peoples, this is an unbeatable pictorial guide to what the world was like between 10,000 B.C. and A.D. 1000.

Author: Simon Adams

Publisher: Kingfisher

ISBN: 0753459140

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

View: 330

Featuring seventeen beautiful hand-illustrated maps and packed with eye-opening information about ancient civilizations and peoples, this is an unbeatable pictorial guide to what the world was like between 10,000 B.C. and A.D. 1000. Each stunning map shows the major sites from a particular civilization or group of civilizations, with their cities, temples, palaces, farmers, and traders brought vividly to life with detailed picture symbols. Feature spreads use photographs of cultural and architectural artifacts, as well as additional information, to focus in greater depth on the key cultures of Egypt, Greece, and Rome.
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction

Atlas of Ancient Worlds

Atlas of Ancient Worlds

These are just a few of the civilizations explored in this compelling and beautifully illustrated atlas.

Author:

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 9781405342971

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 96

View: 554

Imagine living in a world where people paid their taxes with chocolate (Aztecs), where schoolchildren wrote their lessons on clay tablets instead of paper (Sumer), or where you could be killed for stepping on your chief’s shadow (Polynesia). These are just a few of the civilizations explored in this compelling and beautifully illustrated atlas. The Atlas of Ancient Worlds is divided into six geographical sections, giving comprehensive coverage of the world’s first societies and cultures. The first section looks at the early Middle East, where the cities of Sumer and Assyria developed. The second focuses on Africa, opening with the pyramids and palaces along the River Nile. The third section looks at Europe from the heroic age of Greece to the military might of the Roman Empire. The next covers Asia including India, the glittering cities of China, and Japan in the age of the Samurai. The fifth section journeys to the colourful kingdoms of the Aztecs and the Maya, the empire of the Incas, and the cliff dwellers of North America. Finally, the Oceania section follows the Polynesian seafarers, warlike Maoris, and the aboriginal people of Australia.
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction

Ancient Rome

Ancient Rome

Text, maps, illustrations, charts, tables, and chronologies depict the history, society, and political life of ancient Rome and its vast empire.

Author: Mike Corbishley

Publisher: Chelsea House Pub

ISBN: 0816068224

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 96

View: 887

Text, maps, illustrations, charts, tables, and chronologies depict the history, society, and political life of ancient Rome and its vast empire.
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction

Atlas of Classical History

Atlas of Classical History

Contains over 130 maps spanning the Bronze Age in the Aegean to the reign of Constantine. Focuses on political and military developments, archaeological discoveries, trade, colonization, and religion.

Author: Richard J.A. Talbert

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134966530

Category: History

Page: 224

View: 585

From the Bronze Age to the reign of Constantine, the Atlas of Classical History provides a comprehensive series of maps, diagrams, and commentary designed to meet the needs of classical scholars, as well as general readers. Over 135 maps of the Greek and Roman worlds clearly mark the political affiliations of the cities and states, major military events, trade routes, artistic, cultural and industrial centers, and colonization and exploration.
Categories: History

The Routledge Atlas of Classical History

The Routledge Atlas of Classical History

Covers the Near East, ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome; shows the period between 1700 B.C. and 565 A.D.

Author: Michael Grant

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 0415119359

Category: Reference

Page: 92

View: 538

Covers the Near East, ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome; shows the period between 1700 B.C. and 565 A.D.
Categories: Reference

The Penguin Historical Atlas of Ancient Greece

The Penguin Historical Atlas of Ancient Greece

Provides maps and information on Ancient Greece, including the histories of the Minoan civilization, the Persian Wars, and Alexander the Great

Author: Robert Morkot

Publisher: Penguin Books

ISBN: 0140513353

Category: History

Page: 144

View: 525

Provides maps and information on Ancient Greece, including the histories of the Minoan civilization, the Persian Wars, and Alexander the Great
Categories: History

The Penguin Historical Atlas of Ancient Rome

The Penguin Historical Atlas of Ancient Rome

Further Reading ANCIENT WRITERS Cornell , T. , & Matthews , J. , Atlas of the
Roman World , Phaidon 1982 . Crawford , M. , The Roman Republic , Fontana
1978 . Finley , M. ( ed . ) , Atlas of Classical Archaeology , Chatto & Windus 1977 .

Author: Christopher Scarre

Publisher: Penguin Group USA

ISBN: 0140513299

Category: History

Page: 144

View: 883

Uses maps, text, and illustrations to present the history of the Roman Empire, from its beginning as a modest village to its transformation into a Christian theocracy
Categories: History

The Penguin Historical Atlas of Ancient Civilizations

The Penguin Historical Atlas of Ancient Civilizations

An broad-based survey of the world's earliest human cultures ranges from the ancient farming settlements of Mesopotamia to the founding of Rome, utilizing photographs, artwork, reproductions, and full-color maps to highlight a look at such ...

Author: John Haywood

Publisher: Penguin Books

ISBN: UOM:39015062902435

Category: History

Page: 144

View: 894

An broad-based survey of the world's earliest human cultures ranges from the ancient farming settlements of Mesopotamia to the founding of Rome, utilizing photographs, artwork, reproductions, and full-color maps to highlight a look at such topics as the origins of the Egyptian pharaohs, China's dynasties, and the great cities of the Inca and Aztec. Original.
Categories: History

Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World

Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World

These two volumes have no maps.

Author: Richard J.A. Talbert

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 0691049459

Category: History

Page: 1448

View: 903

These two volumes have no maps. But all the Greek and Roman place names which are mapped in the atlas volume are here given together with references to the original research which marshals the evidence for how we know where the ancient places were.
Categories: History

Life in Ancient Rome

Life in Ancient Rome

This eye-opening book will serve as an unbeatable guide to Ancient Rome -- from its legendary origins to the eventual decline of the empire.

Author: Simon Adams

Publisher: Kingfisher

ISBN: 9780753458631

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 63

View: 295

History comes alive in the tales of bloody battles and the ingenious inventions that continue to influence our lives today. This eye-opening book will serve as an unbeatable guide to Ancient Rome -- from its legendary origins to the eventual decline of the empire.
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction

Atlas of Ancient History

Atlas of Ancient History

A comprehensive collection of maps and charts for time period of 1700 B.C. to 565 A.D.

Author: Michael Grant

Publisher: [New York?] : Dorset Press

ISBN: 0880290099

Category: Atlases

Page: 87

View: 621

A comprehensive collection of maps and charts for time period of 1700 B.C. to 565 A.D.
Categories: Atlases