World Heritage: Archaeological Sites and Urban Centres
First volume of three that Skira and UNESCO are launching to illustrate and describe world heritage places. This volume, devoted specifically to archaeological areas and urban centres, focuses on forty-six emblematic instances of diverse geographic, cultural, and historic sites, distant in time and space, but presented together in a single, clear, and fascinating collection. With this instrument for learning and understanding, and through a particularly rich array of images, places of all sorts, distant in time and space, can be found together in a single, clear, and fascinating collection devoted to the complex paths of human history and culture: a true heritage of every nation and every individual.
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Rome , the Imperial Forums A times served as the setting for recreational and cultural activities , such as ... The marshy area that extended from the Palatine to the Capitoline was reclaimed , and here the Roman Forum was built ...
Trajan's Forum 4. Trajan's Market 5. Temple of Venus Genitrix 6. Caesar's Forum 7. Augustus's Forum 8. Temple of Mars Ultore 9. Nerva's Forum or Forum Transitorium 10. Temple of the Peace 11. Temple of Septimius Severus 12.
Detail of the trabeation of the temple built in Nerva's Forum and completed in A.D. 98 . Opposite page View of the fixed scaenã and cavea in. Rome , but , with the end of the Civil Wars , had also restored stability to the interior of ...
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Monumental Sites : Treasury of World Culture Series UNESCO World Heritage (World Heritage)User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
This lavishly illustrated work is the second of three volumes in the "UNESCO World Heritage" series, which draws from some 700 sites on the World Heritage List to present works thematically. This ... Read full review
Treasury of World Culture : Archaeological Sites and Urban Centers UNESCO World Heritage (UNESCO World Heritage)User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
For more than 30 years, the World Heritage Committee of the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has identified and documented sites that represent "the cultural ... Read full review
Contents Vatican City 90
Cecilia Gibellini Camilla Palestra
Bamberg Cracow Pietro Allegretti
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