A New Topographical Dictionary of Ancient Rome

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JHU Press, 1992 - Architecture - 458 pages
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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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All concerned with the topography and monuments of ancient Rome will welcome this splendid study, which brings up to date and in effect replaces the classic of 1929 by Samual Ball Platner and Thomas ... Read full review

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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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