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    DescriptionRome continues to be the monumental expression of a legend. It is the eternal city where all roads of the ancient world converged, and through the millennia has been the model for the very concept of a universal empire. Through art, architecture, and urban planning, the empire expanded with an exceptional synthesis of technology, politics, law, and propaganda, conquering Europe, the Mediterranean, and the Near East. Accompanied by masterpieces of architecture, sculpture and painting and the words of illustrious figures, Ancient Rome: Art, Architecture, and History follows the arc of the city and its civilization from their beginnings to their height and decline. Included are discussions of the emperor Augustus; the Julio-Claudian dynasty; the ill-fated town of Pompeii; the architecture and planning of the metropolis; the art and architecture of the provinces of Europe and North Africa; and the fall of the Western Empire and the establishment of the Byzantine Empire as the heir of Rome.


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    Title
    Ancient Rome: Art, Architecture and History
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Ada Gabucci, By (author) Stefano Zuffi, By (author) Stefano Peccatori
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 144
    Width: 178 mm
    Height: 254 mm
    Thickness: 11 mm
    Weight: 367 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780892366569
    ISBN 10: 0892366567
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: ART
    Ingram Spring Arbor Market: Y
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    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: AFC
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.0
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 05
    Libri: I-HP
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25810
    Ingram Theme: CULT/ITALY
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 22
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002020
    Ingram Theme: THEO/SECULR
    ECPA Christian Book Category: GNRGSEHIB
    BISAC V2.8: ART015030
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: ABC
    DC22: 709.37
    LC subject heading: , ,
    DC21: 751.62
    DC22: 709/.37
    LC classification: N5760 .G33 2002
    Illustrations note
    35 b&w and 65 colour illustrations
    Publisher
    Getty Trust Publications
    Imprint name
    Getty Conservation Institute,US
    Publication date
    01 March 2005
    Publication City/Country
    Santa Monica CA
    Author Information
    Ada Gabucci is the editor of the magisterial study The Colosseum, also from Getty Publications.