Andrea Carandini, professor emeritus of archaeology at La Sapienza University of Rome, has supervised important archaeological excavations in Rome and knows the ancient city of Rome as few scholars do. The Atlas, updated from the 2012 Italian edition (Atlante di Roma antica: biografia e ritratti della città; Milan: Electra) to include the latest discoveries, presents “the result of twenty years of research, conducted by a team of specialists dedicated to the reconstruction of Rome’s urban landscapes from halfway through the ninth century BC to the sixth century AD” (p. v) seeking to provide a comprehensive archaeological survey of the city of Rome, describing the most recent discoveries and discussing the latest scholarship. The Atlas is based on the dated collected in an archeological information system that allowed the production of images of maps and reconstructions of buildings that document the development of the city (see the three...
The Atlas of Ancient Rome: Biography and Portraits of the City. Volume 1: Text and Images; Volume 2: Tables and Indexes
Eckhard J. Schnabel; The Atlas of Ancient Rome: Biography and Portraits of the City. Volume 1: Text and Images; Volume 2: Tables and Indexes. Bulletin for Biblical Research 13 March 2018; 28 (4): 684–687. doi: https://doi.org/10.5325/bullbiblrese.28.4.0684
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