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    Author Coarelli, Filippo.

    Title Rome and environs : an archaeological guide / Filippo Coarelli ; translated by James J. Clauss and Daniel P. Harmon ; illustrations adapted by J. Anthony Clauss and Pierre A. MacKay.
    Imprint Berkeley : University of California Press, c2007.

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    Descript x, 555 p. : ill., maps, plans ; 24 cm.
    Series The Joan Palevsky imprint in classical literature
    Note The text is a translation of an original manuscript provided by Filippo Coarelli that includes updated and revised chapters from three of his books in the Guide archeologiche Laterza series (Rome and Bari: Gius. Laterza & Figli S.p.A): Roma (1995 and 2003), Dintorni di Roma (1993), and Italia Centrale (1985).
    Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 541-546) and index.
    Summary This guide brings the work of one of the best known scholars of Roman archeology and art to an English-language audience. Conveniently organized by walking tours and illustrated throughout with clear maps, drawings, and plans, it covers all of the city's ancient sites (including the Capitoline, the Forum, the Palatine Hill, the Valley of the Colosseum, the Esquiline, the Caelian, the Quirinal, and the Campus Martius), and, unlike most other guides, now includes the major monuments in a large area outside Rome proper but within easy reach, such as Ostia Antica, Palestrina, Tivoli, and the many areas of interest along the ancient Roman roads. An essential resource for tourists interested in a deeper understanding of Rome's classical remains, it is also the ideal book for students and scholars approaching the ancient history of one of the world's most fascinating cities.--From publisher description.
    Note Translated from the Italian.
    Subject Rome (Italy) -- Antiquities -- Guidebooks.
    Rome Region (Italy) -- Antiquities -- Guidebooks.
    ISBN/ISSN 9780520079601 (cloth : alk. paper)
    0520079604 (cloth : alk. paper)
    9780520079618 (pbk. : alk. paper)
    0520079612 (pbk. : alk. paper)
    2006016234


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