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history of the city of Rome, its structures and monuments

Dyer, Thomas Henry

history of the city of Rome, its structures and monuments

by Dyer, Thomas Henry

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Published by Longmans & co. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rome -- History

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationlxiii, 415 p.
    Number of Pages415
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16769022M

    Rome is not one city but many, each with its own history unfolding from a different center. Beginning with the shaping of the ground on which Rome first rose, this book conjures all these cities, conducting the reader through time and space to the complex and shifting realities -- architectural, historical, political, and social -- that constitute Rome.   When this famous amphitheater was built in the city of Nimes, the city was known by the name of Nemausus. From around 20 BC, Augustus started to populate the city and give it a structure more akin to a typical Roman state. It had a number of splendid buildings, a surrounding wall, more than hectares of land, and a majestic theater at its heart.

      Petra, ancient city, center of an Arab kingdom in Hellenistic and Roman times, the ruins of which are in southwest Jordan. The city was built on a terrace, pierced from east to west by the Wadi Musa (the Valley of Moses)—one of the places where, according to tradition, Moses struck a rock and water gushed forth.   Spanning over a thousand years, ancient Rome was a civilization of constant evolution. This great empire flourished through innovation and incorporation of the diverse cultures they conquered.

    Today, Rome‘s imposing city walls are often overlooked by visitors who are drawn to more recognizable tourist attractions. However, the story of the Eternal City’s defenses and boundaries reflects the fluctuating influence of the Roman is a brief history of Rome’s largest ancient : Maria Pasquale. Economy. As in ancient times Rome is a center of transportation. It is the focus of international traffic by road, rail, sea (at the port of Civitavecchia), and air (at Leonardo da Vinci international airport at Fiumicino) and is as well a cultural, religious, political, and commercial center of international transportation in Rome is provided by an elaborate bus system.


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