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Rome Alive by Peter J. Aicher
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Rome Alive

by Peter J. Aicher

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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0865164738, Paperback)

Whether you're an armchair tourist, are visiting Rome for the first time, or are a veteran of the city's charms, travelers of all ages and stages will benefit from this fascinating guidebook to Rome's ancient monuments. Rome Alive describes the Site and Foundation of Rome, Walls and Aqueducts, the Capitoline Hill, the Roman Forum, the Upper Sacra Via, the Palatine Hill, the Colosseum Area, the Imperial Fora, the Campus Martius, the Forum Boarium and Aventine, and the Circus Maximus to Tomb of Scipios, all using the words of the ancients who knew them best. Aicher's commentary orients the visitor to each site's ancient significance. Photographs, maps, and floorplans abound, all making this a one-of-a-kind guide. A separate volume of sources in Greek and Latin is available for scholars who want access to the original texts.

Special Features

An ideal introduction and valuable field companion for navigating Rome's ancient city, Rome Alive! features:

Introduction with information on ancient authors cited
Latin and Greek sources, in translation
Organization by site, with commentary and notes to supplement original sources
Plenty of photographs, maps, and floorplans
General index
Separate volume of original Greek and Latin passages (Vol. II)

Also available:

Guide to the Aqueducts of Ancient Rome - ISBN 0865162824
Rome and Her Monuments: Essays on the City and Literature of Rome in Honor of Katherine A. Geffcken - ISBN 0865164576

For over 30 years Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers has produced the highest quality Latin and ancient Greek books. From Dr. Seuss books in Latin to Plato's Apology, Bolchazy-Carducci's titles help readers learn about ancient Rome and Greece; the Latin and ancient Greek languages are alive and well with titles like Cicero's De Amicitia and Kaegi's Greek Grammar. We also feature a line of contemporary eastern European and WWII books.

Some of the areas we publish in include:

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Texts Supporting Wheelock's Latin
Classical author workbooks: Vergil, Ovid, Horace, Catullus, Cicero
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