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Rome of the Ceasars

2.78 of 5 stars 2.78  ·  rating details  ·  9 ratings  ·  3 reviews
Paperback, 126 pages
Published 1999 by Bonechi-Edizioni (first published 1969)
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Ashland Mystery Oregon
Such an odd and interesting book, with reconstructions of Roman buildings pictured next to the ruins as photographed in 1974. Extensive text describes what was and why, including architectural features, daily use and the religious and civic significance of the structure. Especially enjoyed the chapters on the baths, aqueducts, stadiums and colosseums. Will read more of Hadrian, to understand his brilliance and civic accomplishments.

I've not been to Rome, and probably will not go, but reading th
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Sheila
This fascinating book contains photos of historic Roman locations, compared to reconstructions of what the sights would have looked like at the time of the Caesars. It also includes detailed historical facts about the sights. Fascinating stuff for anyone who has visited Rome, or who has an interest in ancient Rome.
Michael Heath-Caldwell
I have a 1980 version of this, first published in 1969. Quite a good history book of Rome.
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