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The mute stones speak : the story of archaeology in Italy /

Main Author: MacKendrick, Paul Lachlan, 1914-1998.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York : St. Martin's Press, [1960]
Related Items: Online version:: Mute stones speak.
Table of Contents:
  • Prehistoric Italy
  • The Etruscans
  • Early Rome
  • Roman colonies in Italy (Ostia, Alba Fucens, Cosa)
  • Nabobs as builders: Sulla, Pompey, Caesar
  • Augustus: buildings as propaganda
  • Hypocrite, madman, fool ,and knave
  • The victims of Vesuvius (Pompeii)
  • Flavian Rome (the Colosseum, the Arch of Titus)
  • Trajan: port, forum, market, column
  • An emperor-architect: Hadrian
  • Roman engineering
  • Caesar and Christ.