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A New Topographical Dictionary of Ancient Rome

L. Richardson

Hardcover

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A Choice magazine Outstanding Academic Title

The first such dictionary since that of Platner and Ashby in 1929, A New Topographical Dictionary of Ancient Rome defines and describes the known buildings and monuments, as well as the geographical and topographical features, of ancient Rome. It provides a concise history of each, with measurements, dates, and citations of significant ancient and modern sources.

Johns Hopkins University Press, 9780801843006, 496pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 1992



About the Author

L. Richardson, jr, is the James B. Duke Professor of Latin, Emeritus, at Duke University and the author of A Catalog of Identifiable Figure Painters of Ancient Pompeii, Herculaneum, and Stabiae and Pompeii: An Architectural History, both published by Johns Hopkins.