The Ancient City

The Ancient City : Life in Classical Athens and Rome

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Superb, detailed reconstructions of buildings provide the starting-point for a vivid exploration of these two great cities and the lives of the people who inhabited them. Peter Connolly's illustrations and reconstructions have a unique authority, with their blend of superb draughtsmanship, imagination, and meticulous research. The text appeals to a wide spectrum of readers, from young adults to professional historians.

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  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 218.44 x 271.78 x 17.78mm | 703.06g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • full colour throughout
  • 0195215826
  • 9780195215823
  • 426,849

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Peter Connolly's eminent reputation as an archaeological illustrator can only be enhanced by this superb book... he has made two great civilisations come alive on the page. TES

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About Peter Connolly

Peter Connolly is one of the foremost writers and illustrators on the subject of the ancient world. He is an Honorary Research Fellow of the Institute of Archaeology, London, and has studied at the British School in Athens and in Rome. Co-author Hazel Dodge is a scholar of international reputation, known for her publications on Roman architecture and construction.

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