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Hadrian S Villa And Its Legacy

ISBN 10 : 0300053819
ISBN 13 : 9780300053814

The great Villa constructed by the Emperor Hadrian near Tivoli between A.D. 118 and the 130s is one of the most original monuments in the history of architecture and art. The inspi..


Hadrian

ISBN 10 : 0674030958
ISBN 13 : 9780674030954

Even in the panoply of Roman history, Hadrian stands out. Emperor from 117 to 138 ad, he was at once a benevolent ruler and a ruthless military leader, known for his restless and a..


Periklean Athens And Its Legacy

ISBN 10 : 9780292782907
ISBN 13 : 029278290X

The late fifth century BC was the golden age of ancient Athens. Under the leadership of the renowned soldier-statesman Perikles, Athenians began rebuilding the Akropolis, where the..


The Vision Of Rome In Late Renaissance France

ISBN 10 : 0300085354
ISBN 13 : 9780300085358

"The French vision of Rome was initially determined by travel journals, guide books and a rapidly developing trade in antiquities. Against this background, Margaret McGowan examine..


Antiquity In Antiquity

ISBN 10 : 3161494113
ISBN 13 : 9783161494116

Leading scholars in early Christianity, Judaic studies, classics, history and archaeology explore the ways that memories were retrieved, reconstituted and put to use by Jews, Chris..


Rome And Environs

ISBN 10 : 9780520282094
ISBN 13 : 0520282094

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 th..


The Building Program Of Herod The Great

ISBN 10 : 0520919351
ISBN 13 : 9780520919358

Herod the Great, King of Judaea from 444 B.C., is known as one of the world's great villains. This notoriety has overshadowed his actual achievements, particularly his role as a cl..


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