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topographical dictionary of ancient Rome

Samuel Ball Platner

topographical dictionary of ancient Rome

by Samuel Ball Platner

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Published by L"Erma di Bretschneider in Roma .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rome (Italy) -- Antiquities,
  • Rome (Italy) -- Description and travel

  • Edition Notes

    Reprint of the Oxford, 1929 ed.

    Statementcompleted and rev. by Thomas Ashby.
    ContributionsAshby, Thomas, 1874-1931
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 608 p. illus. (1 fold.) ;
    Number of Pages608
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20529599M

    The first such dictionary since that of Platner and Ashby in , A New Topographical Dictionary of Ancient Rome defines and describes the known buildings and monuments, as well as the geographical and topographical features, of ancient Rome. It provides a concise history of each, with measurements, dates, and citations of significant ancient and modern : Professor of Latin (Emeritus) L Richardson.   This useful topographical dictionary was compiled by Samuel Ball Platner () of Western Reserve University in collaboration with Thomas Ashby (), the third director of the British School of Archaeology at Rome. Sadly, Platner died before the work was completed, and Ashby eventually published it in Author: Samuel Ball Platner.

    Suburra (usually spelled Subura in antiquity) was an area of the city of Rome, Italy located below the Murus Terreus on the Carinae. In ancient Roman times, it was a crowded lower-class area that was also notorious as a pleasure lies in the dip between the southern end of the Viminal and the western end of the Esquiline hills. Most of its inhabitants lived in insulae, tall. Author: L. Richardson, jr,Professor of Latin (Emeritus) L Richardson. Publisher: JHU Press ISBN: Category: History Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» The first such dictionary since that of Platner and Ashby in , A New Topographical Dictionary of Ancient Rome defines and describes the known buildings and monuments, as well as the geographical and topographical .

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A New Topographical Dictionary of Ancient Rome was published in and replaced the Topographical Dictionary of Ancient Rome which had become dated (the text of that is in the public domain). The book gives an excellent introduction to all of the monuments in the city of Ancient has appropriate diagrams etc and an excellent /5(7).

This useful topographical dictionary was compiled by Samuel Ball Platner () of Western Reserve University in collaboration with Thomas Ashby (), the third director of the British School of Archaeology at Rome.

Sadly, Platner died before the work was completed, and Ashby eventually published it in 5/5(3). THE project of compiling a Topographical Dictionary of Ancient Rome had for many years been in the mind of the late Professor Platner, and before the Great War he had already invited my collaboration.

Whereas, however, I was unable at that time to take any share in its preparation, he, having been rejected for service in Europe on grounds of.

A Topographical Dictionary of Ancient Rome book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. A concise description of the monuments and buil 4/5. The first such dictionary since that of Platner and Ashby inA New Topographical Dictionary of Ancient Rome defines and describes the known buildings and monuments, as well as the geographical and topographical features, of ancient Rome.

It provides a concise history of each, with measurements, dates, and citations of significant ancient and modern sources.5/5(1). The first such dictionary since that of Platner and Ashby inA New Topographical Dictionary of Ancient Rome defines and describes the known buildings and monuments, as well as the geographical and topographical features, of ancient Rome.

It provides a concise history of each, with measurements, dates, and citations of significant ancient and modern sources/5. This useful topographical dictionary was compiled by Samuel Ball Platner () of Western Reserve University in collaboration with Thomas Ashby (), the third director of the British School of Archaeology at Rome.

Sadly, Platner died before the work was completed, and Ashby eventually published it in The bulk of the work is an alphabetical list of the buildings, streets and.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Platner, Samuel Ball, Topographical dictionary of ancient Rome. Rome: "Lerma" di Bretschneider, A Topographical Dictionary of Ancient Rome, by Samuel Ball Platner (page images at Chicago); A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (2 volumes; London: S.

Lewis and Co., ), by Samuel Lewis (HTML at ); The Topography of Ireland, by Giraldus Cambrensis, ed. by Thomas Wright, trans. by Thomas Forester (PDF at In Parentheses). All concerned with the topography and monuments of ancient Rome will welcome this splendid study, which brings up to date and in effect replaces the classic dictionary of by Platner and Ashby.

Richardson catalogs all monuments and landmarks, major or minor, that are mentioned by ancient testimonia or have been discovered by modern. A new topographical dictionary of ancient Rome by Richardson, Lawrence. Publication date Topics Rome (Italy) -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- Dictionaries Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files.

IN COLLECTIONS. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print : With this magnificent work in hand one can read the ancient historians and understand what you are reading, street by street, site by site. New information and research has been presented in the 60 plus years since the last dictionary of ancient Rome, and it makes this new topographical tome so exciting/5(6).

This useful topographical dictionary was compiled by Samuel Ball Platner () of Western Reserve University in collaboration with Thomas Ashby (), the third director of the British School of Archaeology at Rome.

Sadly, Platner died before the work was completed, and Ashby eventually published it in /5(2). Its view of ancient Rome as a noisy, teeming metropolis where rich and poor lived cheek by jowl was groundbreaking.

A Topographical Dictionary of. The topography and monuments of ancient Rome by Platner, Samuel Ball, Publication date Topics Rome (Italy) -- Antiquities Publisher Boston, Allyn and Bacon Collection getty; americana Digitizing sponsor Sloan Foundation Pages: Buy A New Topographical Dictionary of Ancient Rome by Richardson jr, L.

(ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(3). The first such dictionary since that of Platner and Ashby in'A New Topographical Dictionary of Ancient Rome' defines and describes the known buildings and monuments, as well as the geographical and topographical features, of ancient Rome.

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Samuel Ball Platner, Thomas Ashby, A Topographical Dictionary of Ancient Rome ("Agamemnon", "Hom. ", "denarius") All Search Options [view abbreviations] Home Collections/Texts Perseus Catalog Research Grants Open Source About Help.

Hide browse bar Your current position in the text is marked in blue. Click anywhere in the line to jump to. “A Topographical Dictionary of Ancient Rome” was completed by a colleague after his death, and published in It’s available online, in the University of Chicago’s open electronic Author: Macy Halford.

The field of Roman topography has been blessed, over the past century, by such works as Platner and Ashby’s Topographical Dictionary of Ancient Rome from (which can now be found free online) as well as A New Topographical Dictionary of Ancient Rome, completed by L.

Richardson Jr. in But nothing, perhaps, can surpass the monumental six-volume Lexicon Topographicum Urbis .Whether on the occasion of his first visit in the s or during the more extensive stay in Rome that followed his American adventure (on this, see his biography), Nash’s understanding of the city was greatly conditioned by the groundbreaking work A Topographical Dictionary of Ancient Rome—written by Samuel Platner, revised by Thomas Ashby and published in Buy A New Topographical Dictionary of Ancient Rome by L.

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