Handbook of ancient Roman marbles

Handbook of ancient Roman marbles

by AA.VV. (Author), Francesco Crocenzi (Editor)

The most comprehensive guide to ancient Roman marbles, with descriptions of 861 decorative stones and precise references to the over 200 sites in the Eternal City where they are found now. Fully illustrated with more than 700 colour pictures. An essential travel companion for those who wish to uncover and admire the stones of the “marble city” left by Augustus and rebuilt by the Popes, using the same materials imported by the Romans via their unparalleled logistics system. Includes a map of Rome showing the primary sites for marble-hunting, and an Italian-English glossary of marble names and petrographic terms.

Book Details

Publication Date
July 12, 2018
Publisher
Page count
260
ISBN
9788849242485
Paper ISBN
9788849235814
File size
26 MB