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6 edition of Roman Italy (Exploring the Roman World) found in the catalog.

Roman Italy (Exploring the Roman World)

by T. W. Potter

  • 273 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by University of California Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Classical Greek & Roman archaeology,
  • Roman Archaeology,
  • History - General History,
  • Literature: Classics,
  • Ancient Rome,
  • Ancient - Rome,
  • History / Ancient / General,
  • History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7709480M
    ISBN 100520069757
    ISBN 109780520069756

    Moving away from some of the great characters in Roman history, Mary Beard’s The Roman Triumph is a radical re-examination of one of Rome’s ancient ceremonies. I have chosen this because a lot of books on Ancient Rome, my own included, generally like to tell stories that take fragments of evidence and piece them together to make a coherent. Roman and Italian is rated "Good" by our guests. Take a look through our photo library, read reviews from real guests and book now with our Price Guarantee. We’ll even let you know about secret offers and sales when you sign up to our emails/10(9).

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Roman Italy (Exploring the Roman World) by T. W. Potter Download PDF EPUB FB2

About the Book. This is the first general survey of Roman Italy that brings together the wealth of evidence available from literary sources, inscriptions, and the exciting recent discoveries in Roman archaeology.

This is the first general survey of Roman Italy that brings together the wealth of evidence available from literary sources, inscriptions, and the exciting recent discoveries in Roman archaeology. Written in a lively prose with the lay reader as well as the scholar in mind, Potter's account is one of the few to cover the whole period of Roman Italy.

Excluding the notes, bibliography and index, "Roman Conquests: Italy" is a tight pages. The book is a solid mix of high quality academic research with enough narrative to please those with a more passing interest in this key period of Roman history/5(10).

33 Best Books About Italy: A Literary Guide essentially, for “The Senate and People of Rome”, and that is the area of Roman history that this book attempts to cover.

Focused less on the doings of emperors than on the lives of ordinary Roman people (and what, indeed, it meant to be Roman in Ancient Rome), Beard’s book is accessible.

Roman Italy book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This is the first general survey of Roman Italy that brings together the wealt /5(1). This is now an 'old' book, originally published by the British Museum inbut as a resource for students of Ancient Rome and Italy, it remains valuable material.

It is an almost impossible task (as Potter concedes!) to attempt to cover the whole of Italy and the Romans within one book, but this makes a 4/5(1). This book presents a radical new interpretation of Roman expansion in Italy during the fourth and third centuries BCE.

Nicola Terrenato argues that the process was accomplished by means of a grand bargain that was negotiated between the landed elites of central and southern Italy, while military conquest played a much smaller role than is usually : Nicola Terrenato.

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Clarke helps us see the ancient Roman house "with Roman eyes." Clarke presents a range of houses, from tenements to villas, and shows us how enduring patterns of Roman wall decoration tellingly bear the cultural, religious, and social imprints of the people who lived with case studies of seventeen excavated houses, Clarke guides us 5/5(2).

A Companion to Roman Italy investigates the impact of Rome in all its forms—political, cultural, social, and economic—upon Italy’s various regions, as well as the extent to which unification occurred as Rome became the capital of Italy.

The collection presents new archaeological data relating to the sites of Roman Italy. In this richly illustrated book, art historian John R. Clarke helps us see the ancient Roman house with Roman eyes. Clarke presents a range of houses, from tenements to villas, and shows us how enduring patterns of Roman wall decoration tellingly bear the cultural, religious, and social imprints of the people who lived with case studies of seventeen excavated houses, Clarke guides us.

The book — titled "The Tragedy of Empire: From Constantine to the Destruction of Roman Italy" — opens in the fourth century during the reign of the emperor Julian. Kulikowski then follows years of Roman history, ultimately ending with the fall of the western empire while the eastern empire continued to thrive.

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The best books about the Roman world, including both the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire. Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book. The Tragedy of Empire From Constantine to the Destruction of Roman Italy, a volume in the Belknap series “History of the Ancient World”, is a very valuable overview and analysis of the knotty question of why the empire “fell” in the west, while it survived in the east.

It's well done, albeit with two flaws; most importantly no notes. This book explores the Italian lifestyle through the observance of a neighborhood on Via Columbre, the main street in a village just outside Verona.

Tim Parks is an Englishman who married an Italian and has lived in Italy for thirty years, so he has an insider-outsider perspective on what he sees, which allows him to offer tips on how to not. The history of Italy covers the Ancient Period, the Middle Ages and the modern antiquity, Italy was the homeland of the Romans and the metropole of the Roman Empire.

Rome was founded as a Kingdom in BC and became a Republic in BC, when the monarchy was overthrown in favor of a government of the Senate and the Roman Republic then unified Italy at the expense of the.

A Companion to Roman Italy investigates the impact of Rome in all its forms—political, cultural, social, and economic—upon Italy’s various regions, as well as the extent to which unification occurred as Rome became the capital of Italy.

The collection presents new archaeological data relating to the sites of Roman Italy Contributions discuss new theories of how to understand cultural Author: Alison E. Cooley.Additional Physical Format: Online version: Potter, T.W.

(Timothy W.). Roman Italy. London: British Museum Publications, © (OCoLC) Document Type.The Roads of Roman Italy offers a complete re-evaluation of both the evidence and the interpretation of Roman land transport. The book utilises archaeological, epigraphic and literary evidence for Roman communications, drawing on recent approaches to the human landscape developed by geographers.