Ancient Italy: Journey in Search of Works of Art and the Principal Archaeological Sites
White Star, 2001 - Architecture, Roman - 319 pages
The extensive variety and importance of Italy's archaeological heritage are known worldwide. Research by specialists, lovers of antiquity, and students as well as the curiosity of millions of tourists from all over the globe are evidence of the fascination with the vestiges of the cultures and civilizations that marked the ancient history of Italy--Neolithic peoples, the Greeks, the Etruscans, the Romans and the Holy Roman Empire.
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1st century 2nd century BC 4th century 6th century BC acropolis Agrigento amphitheater ancient Aosta arch archaeological Archaic architectural artistic atrium Augustus barrel vault Basilica Baths blocks bottom left bottom right bronze building built Caere Carthaginians carved cavea cella colonnade colony columns complex construction Corinthian cult cultural decorated decumanus decumanus maximus dedicated defensive wall depicting Doric elegant emperor entrance Etruria Etruscan example excavated famous floor Forum frescoes frieze funerary Greek Hellenistic Hera Herculaneum hill House important inhabited Ionic layout magnificent marble maximus meters monumental mosaic Motya Museum necropolis opus original Ostia painted period peristyle Phoenician Pompeii port Porta portico pottery Pozzuoli Punic remains river road rock Roman Rome rooms sacred sanctuary scenes Segesta Selinus Sicily side Solunto stands statue stone structure style Syracuse tablinum Tarquinia Temple terracotta theater Tiber tion tombs top left top right town Trajan tufa villa Volsinii