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The Roman Forum : a reconstruction and architectural guide
Gorski, Gilbert, author
New York : Cambridge University Press, 2015
Part I. Architecture in the Roman Forum during the Empire: A Brief History: 1. The Augustan Reconstruction -- 2. From the Tiberius to Phocas (14-608 CE) -- Part II. The Monuments: 3. The Temple of Antoninus and Faustina -- 4. The Temple of Caesar (Aedes divi Iuli) -- 5. The Basilica Aemilia -- 6. The Curia -- 7. The Arch of Septimius Severus -- 8. The West Rostra -- 9. The Temple of Concord -- 10. The Temple of Vespasian -- 11. The Tabularium -- 12. Portico of the Dei Consentes -- 13. The Temple of Saturn -- 14. The Basilica Julia -- 15. The Arch of Tiberius -- 16. The Schola Xanthi -- 17. The Diocletianic Honorary Columns -- 18. The Temple of Castor and Pollux -- 19. The Parthian Arch of Augustus -- 20. The Temple of Vesta -- Part III. Conclusions.

"The Roman Forum was in many ways the heart of the Roman Empire. Today, the Forum exists in a fragmentary state, having been destroyed and plundered by barbarians, aristocrats, citizens and priests over the past two millennia. Enough remains, however, for archaeologists to reconstruct its spectacular buildings and monuments. This richly illustrated volume provides an architectural history of the central section of the Roman Forum during the Empire (31 BCE-476 CE), from the Temple of Julius Caesar to the monuments on the slope of the Capitoline hill. Bringing together state-of-the-art technology in architectural illustration and the expertise of a prominent Roman archaeologist, this book offers a unique reconstruction of the Forum, providing architectural history, a summary of each building's excavation and research, scaled digital plans, elevations, and reconstructed aerial images that not only shed light on the Forum's history but vividly bring it to life. With this book, scholars, students, architects and artists will be able to visualize for the first time since antiquity the character, design and appearance of the famous heart of ancient Rome"--
Baker Berry DG66.5 .G67 2015

Provincial soldiers and imperial instability in the Histories of Tacitus
Master, Jonathan, 1979- author
Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, [2016]
Baker Berry DG286 .M37 2016

Diu herentem calamum... : il carteggio tra Salutati e Petrarca
Salutati, Coluccio, 1331-1406, author
Perugia : Morlacchi editore, [2015]
I. Le cinque lettere di Salutati al Petrarca -- II. Le cinque lettere di Salutati sul Petrarca -- III. La "presenza" del Petrarca nell' Epistolario di Salutati e la sua lettera di risposta a Coluccio.
Baker Berry DG737.24.S26 A4 2015

Ogni altra vita : storia di italiani non illustri
Di Stefano, Paolo, 1956- author
Milano : Il saggiatore, ©2015
Baker Berry DG473 .D53 2015

Il sentiero luminoso
Wu Ming 2
Portogruaro (Ve) : Ediciclo editore, [2016]
Baker Berry DG975.P7 W86 2016

Rome in triumph
Biondo Flavio, 1392-1463, author
Cambridge, Massachusetts ; Harvard University Press, 2016-
volume I. Books I-II.

"Biondo Flavio (1392-1463), humanist and historian, was a pioneering figure in the Renaissance discovery of antiquity; famously, he was the author who popularized the term 'Middle Age' to describe the period between the fall of the Roman Empire and the revival of antiquity in his own time. While serving a number of Renaissance popes, he inaugurated an extraordinary program of research into the history, cultural life, and physical remains of the ancient world. The capstone of this research program, Rome in Triumph (1459), has been said to bear comparison with the Encyclopédie of Diderot as the embodiment of the ideals of an age, seeking as it does to answer the overarching question of humanists from Petrarch to Machiavelli: what made Rome great? To answer the question Biondo undertakes a comprehensive reconstruction of Rome's religion, government, military organization, customs and institutions over its thousand-year history. This volume contains the first edition of the Latin text since 1559 and the first translation into any modern language."--
Baker Berry DG65 .B56 2016

Le regole del gioco : tracce, archeologi, racconti : studi in onore di Clementina Panella
a cura di Antonio F. Ferrandes, Giacomo Pardini
Roma : Edizioni Quasar, [2016]
Baker Berry DG63 .R44 2016

Rome in the East : the transformation of an empire
Ball, Warwick, author
Abingdon, Oxon ; Routledge, 2016
Preface -- Historical background -- The princely states -- Rome east of the frontiers -- The towns and cities -- The countryside -- Secular architecture : imperial stamp or imperial veneer? -- Buildings of religion : the resurgence of the east -- The transformation of an empire.

"Rome in the East is an arresting study of the influence of Near Eastern culture on the Roman world, which overturns received wisdom about the spread of European culture to the East. It explores Roman archaeological and architectural remains in the Near East, and includes a survey of the presence of Rome beyond the imperial frontiers eastwards as far as Iran, India, Central Asia and China. The Near Eastern client kingdoms under Roman rule are examined in turn and each are shown to have affected Roman, and ultimately European, history in different but very fundamental ways"--
Baker Berry DG77 .B317 2016

War and society in early Rome : from warlords to generals
Armstrong, Jeremy, author
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2016
The evidence -- Rome in the sixth century -- Rome's regal army (c. 570-509) -- Fighting for land (509-452) -- The incorporation of the plebs (451-390) -- The Gallic sack, the rebirth of Rome, and the incorporation of the Latins (390-338).
Baker Berry DG231.3 .A76 2016

The Emperor Nero : a guide to the ancient sources
Anthony A. Barrett, Elaine Fantham, and John C. Yardley, editors
Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, [2016]
The making of the emperor -- The new emperor -- Enemies within -- Parthia -- Britain and Germany -- The great fire -- The emperor's wives -- Conspiracies -- The emperor as artist and showman -- Death.
Baker Berry DG285 .E47 2016

Die Mauern von Syrakus : das Kastell Euryalos und die Befestigung der Epipolai
Beste, Heinz-Jürgen, author
Wiesbaden : Reichert Verlag, 2015
Baker Berry Oversize DG975.S9 B488 2015

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