A New Topographical Dictionary of Ancient Rome

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The first such dictionary since that of Platner and Ashby in 1929, A New Topographical Dictionary of Ancient Rome defines and describes the known buildings and monuments, as well as the geographical and topographical features, of ancient Rome. It provides a concise history of each, with measurements, dates, and citations of significant ancient and modern sources.


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Page xviii - Seminar for College Teachers, sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities, in June and July 1999.
Page xviii - College, has been appointed professor in charge of the School of Classical Studies at the American Academy in Rome for next year.

About the author (1992)

L. Richardson, jr, is the James B. Duke Professor of Latin, Emeritus, at Duke University and the author of A Catalog of Identifiable Figure Painters of Ancient Pompeii, Herculaneum, and Stabiae and Pompeii: An Architectural History, both published by Johns Hopkins.

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