2 edition of The ancient city found in the catalog.
The ancient city
|Other titles||La cité antique: étude sur le culte, droit, les institutions de la Grèce et de Rome|
|Statement||Numa Denis Fustel de Coulanges|
|Series||A Doubleday Anchor Book|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||396|
|LC Control Number||55-12307|
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"Ancient or modern, the city is among man's most complex creations and probably the most illustrative of both his best and worst qualities. The Ancient City, originally published in the s, provides a 19th-century French view of Greek and Roman metropolises." (Washington Post)Cited by: "The Ancient City" (Rome and Athens) is a superb compilation of facts, graphics, photographs, architectural exploration, city planning and civilization lifestyle.
It is all here between the covers of this wonderful by: 2. The Ancient City: Life in Classical Athens and Rome. In this superbly illustrated volume, Athens and Rome, the two greatest cities of antiquity, spring to life under the masterful pen of Peter Connolly/5.
The Ancient City by Peter Connolly and Hazel Dodge published inis a wonderful history book both about ancient Greece and ancient Rome. Wonderful because it is nicely illustrated (for example, there are amazing bird eye views of the city of Rome) and because it is not only about the history of Rome but also about daily life of the ancient Romans.
With this influential study, French historian Numa Denis Fustel de Coulanges initiated a new approach to Greek and Roman city organization. Fustel de Coulanges' masterpiece, La Cité antique, drew upon physical evidence as well as ancient documents rather than the usual post-Classical histories.
The result is a fresh, accurate, and detailed portrait of the religious,/5. The Ancient City is the crowning achievement of Peter Connolly's distinguished career.
His illustrations and reconstructions have a unique authority, providing the starting point for .