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Author Carandini, Andrea.

Title Rome : day one / Andrea Carandini ; translated by Stephen Sartarelli.

Imprint Princeton : Princeton University Press, c2011.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    937.6301 CAR    Available
Description 172 p. : ill., maps ; 19 cm.
Note "First published in Italian under the title Roma: Il Primo Giorno by Gius. Laterza & Figli S.p.A., Rome, in 2007"--T.p. verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents First thoughts -- An epochal event -- The site of Rome before Rome -- The places of Rome -- Remus and Romulus and the kings of Alba Longa -- The Palatine -- The preliminary rite on the Aventine -- The blessing of the Palatine and the founding of Roma quadrata -- The founding of the forum, the capitol, and the citadel -- The forum -- The capitolium and the arx -- The ordering of the regnum, or the constitutio romuli -- The ordering of time -- The ordering of space and men -- Enemies.
Subject Romulus, King of Rome.
Archaeology and history -- Italy -- Rome.
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Italy -- Rome.
Mythology, Roman.
Rome -- History -- Kings, 753-510 B.C.
Added Title Roma. English
ISBN 9780691139227 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0691139229 (hardcover : alk. paper)

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