Ancient Rome: Art, Architecture and History

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British Museum Press, 2002 - Architecture - 143 pages
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An accessible overview of the art and architecture of ancient Rome, set against the historical background of the rise and fall of the Roman empire. The book is aimed at both students of art and anyone interested in a concise history of Rome. Each chronological period is divided into sections on masterpieces, the historical and artistic context and art and architecture.

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Prologue
6
The Ara Pads
18
Styles of Pompeii
36
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Ada Gabucci holds a degree in archaeology from the University of Trieste and has participated in numerous excavation campaigns in Italy. Her publications include "L'antica Roma" (2000), "Roma antica" (2000) and "Roma e il suo impero" (2003).

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