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.
Results 1-3 of 47
I t was the Greek colonists of Sybaris , originally from Peloponnesian Achaea , who founded Poseidonia at the beginning of the seventh century B.C. as a trading base in the Tyrrhenian Sea , accessible overland from the mother colony on ...
Jitu u TO THE BRIDGES OF PRAGUE Beginning in the twelfth century , Prague could already boast a number of exemplary works of civil engineering . The millers banded together and widened the bed of the Moldau , adding locks to make its ...
The artistic flowering of north - eastern Russia was brusquely interrupted at the beginning of the thirteenth century by the invasion of the Tatars . In 1238 , Suzdal was conquered and put to the torch , but it soon recovered .
What people are saying - Write a review
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
6 other sections not shown