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The Sites Of Rome

Author : David H. J. Larmour
ISBN : 9780199217496
Genre : History
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The essays in The Sites of Rome offer glimpses, sideways glances, and unexpected angles that open up this city-of-texts in its widest possible sense. A play upon the homonyms 'site' and 'sight' in the title points to a shared concern, namely how any of the visible components of Rome-the hills, the Tiber, the temples, the Fora, the Colosseum, the statues and monuments-operates as, or becomes, one of the sites sights of Rome.

Rome And The Campagna An Historical And Topographical Description Of The Site Buildings And Neighbourhood Of Ancient Rome By Robert Burn

Author : Robert Burn
ISBN : IBNF:CF005802876
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The Egyptian And Egyptianizing Monuments Of Imperial Rome

Author : Anne Roullet
ISBN : 9789004294882
Genre : History
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A Handbook Of Rome And Its Environs

Author : John Murray (Firm)
Genre : Rome
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Rome S Holy Mountain

Author : Jason Moralee
ISBN : 9780190492281
Genre : History
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Rome's Capitoline Hill was the smallest of the Seven Hills of Rome. Yet in the long history of the Roman state it was the empire's holy mountain. The hill was the setting of many of Rome's most beloved stories, involving Aeneas, Romulus, Tarpeia, and Manlius. It also held significant monuments, including the Temple of Jupiter Optimus Maximus, a location that marked the spot where Jupiter made the hill his earthly home in the age before humanity. This is the first book that follows the history of the Capitoline Hill into late antiquity and the early middle ages, asking what happened to a holy mountain as the empire that deemed it thus became a Christian republic. This is not a history of the hill's tonnage of marble and gold bedecked monuments, but rather an investigation into how the hill was used, imagined, and known from the third to the seventh centuries CE. During this time, the imperial triumph and other processions to the top of the hill were no longer enacted. But the hill persisted as a densely populated urban zone and continued to supply a bridge to fragmented memories of an increasingly remote past through its toponyms. This book is also about a series of Christian engagements with the Capitoline Hill's different registers of memory, the transmission and dissection of anecdotes, and the invention of alternate understandings of the hill's role in Roman history. What lingered long after the state's disintegration in the fifth century were the hill's associations with the raw power of Rome's empire.

The Archaeology Of Rome

Author : John Henry Parker
ISBN : UCI:31970005180838
Genre : Architecture, Roman
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Rome And The Campagna

Author : Robert Burn
ISBN : WISC:89100082031
Genre : Campagna di Roma (Italy)
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The Christian Monuments Of Rome

Author : Mildred Anna Rosalie Tuker
ISBN : WISC:89100081926
Genre : Catacombs
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Legendary Rome

Author : Jennifer A. Rea
ISBN : 9781472537836
Genre : Literary Criticism
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"Legendary Rome" is the first book to offer a comparative treatment of the reinvention of Rome's origins in the poetry of Vergil, Tibullus and Propertius. It also examines the impact that the changing topography of Rome, as orchestrated by the emperor Augustus, had on those poets' renditions of Rome's legendary past. When the poets explore the significance of Augustus' reconstruction of the Palatine and Capitoline hills, they create new meaning and memories for the story of Rome's legendary foundations. As the tradition of Rome's mythic and legendary origins evolves through each poetic revision, the past transforms and is reinvented anew.The exploration of what constitutes a civilised landscape for each poet leads to significant conclusions about the dynamic and evolving nature of shared public memories. Written when Rome was in the process of defining a new, post-war identity, the poems studied here capture the growing tension between community and individual development, the restoration of peace versus expansion through military means, and stability and change within the city.

The Rome Guide

Author : Mauro Lucentini
ISBN : 9781623710088
Genre : Travel
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A unique, clever, informative, and incomparable guide to Rome Written by one of Italy's most distinguished journalists, this guidebook-a favorite in Italy and Germany-combines vivid, engaging descriptions and background with great practicality and enormous breadth of knowledge. A book both for people visiting Rome for the first time and for those who find themselves frustrated by the city's sheer complexity, this is an utterly reliable and accessible companion that brings the staggering riches of the Eternal City to vivid life. Comprehensive in scope, but plotted with both precision and panache, it will help any visitor make the most of even the briefest time in Rome. • Ten original walks and diversions uncover the heart of Rome • Fascinating text reveals the city's extraordinary rich tangle of 27 centuries of history and architecture • Full indexes and a biographical dictionary of artists • Hundreds of maps and diagrams make orientation foolproof • Complete visitor information provides practical details about staying and eating Rome

Beyond Decommissioning

Author : Michele Laraia
ISBN : 9780081028759
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Beyond Decommissioning: The Reuse and Redevelopment of Nuclear Installations presents the most up-to-date research and guidance on the reuse and redevelopment of nuclear plants and sites. Consultant Michele Laraia extensively builds upon experience from the redevelopment of non-nuclear industrial sites, a technical field that has considerably predated nuclear applications, to help the reader gain a very thorough and practical understanding of the redevelopment opportunities for decommissioned nuclear sites. Laraia emphasizes the socioeconomic and financial benefits from very early planning for site reuse, including how to manage the decommissioning transition, anticipate financial issues, and effectively utilize available resources. With an increasing number of decommissioning projects being conducted worldwide, it is critical that knowledge gained by experts with hands-on experience is passed on to the younger generation of nuclear professionals. Besides, this book describes the experiences of non-nuclear organizations that have reutilized the human, financial, and physical site assets, with adaptations, for a new productive mission, making it a key reference for all parties associated with nuclear operation and decommissioning. Those responsible for nuclear operation and decommissioning are encouraged to incorporate site reuse within an integrated, beginning-to-end view of their projects. The book also appeals to nuclear regulators as it highlights more opportunities to complete nuclear decommissioning safely, speedily, and in the best interests of all concerned parties. Includes lessons learned from worldwide case studies of reuse and repurposing of nuclear plants from both the nuclear and non-nuclear industries Provides practical guidance on a broad-spectrum of factors and opportunities for nuclear decommissioning Identifies the roles and responsibilities of parties involved, including nuclear operators, regulators and authorities, land planners and environmentalists

Photo Archives And The Idea Of Nation

Author : Costanza Caraffa
ISBN : 9783110331837
Genre : Art
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The question of the (photographic) construction and representation of national identity is not limited to the ‘long 19th century’, but is a current issue in the post-colonial, post-global, digital world. The essays by international contributors aim at studying the relationship between photographic archives and the idea of nation, yet without focusing on single symbolic icons and instead considering the wider archival and sedimental dimension.

The Gentleman S Magazine And Historical Chronicle For The Year

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105126935555
Genre : English essays
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The Official Catholic Directory

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105121643253
Genre : Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages
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Urban Dreams And Realities In Antiquity

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ISBN : 9789004283893
Genre : History
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Urban Dreams and Realities is a collection of articles on cities in ancient cultures, both their physical and conceptual aspects. A wide range of subjects and disciplinary perspectives are represented, especially the archaeology, epigraphy and literature of the Roman Empire.

Patronage And Italian Renaissance Sculpture

Author : DavidJ. Drogin
ISBN : 9781351554893
Genre : Art
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The first book to be dedicated to the topic, Patronage and Italian Renaissance Sculpture reappraises the creative and intellectual roles of sculptor and patron. The volume surveys artistic production from the Trecento to the Cinquecento in Rome, Pisa, Florence, Bologna, and Venice. Using a broad range of approaches, the essayists question the traditional concept of authorship in Italian Renaissance sculpture, setting each work of art firmly into a complex socio-historical context. Emphasizing the role of the patron, the collection re-assesses the artistic production of such luminaries as Michelangelo, Donatello, and Giambologna, as well as lesser-known sculptors. Contributors shed new light on the collaborations that shaped Renaissance sculpture and its reception.

Palestine Its Holy Sites And Sacred History

Author : John Tillotson
ISBN : OXFORD:600090276
Genre : Eretz Israel
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The Antiquary

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ISBN : WISC:89008753162
Genre : Antiquities
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Harper S New Monthly Magazine

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ISBN : UCBK:B000541500
Genre : American literature
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The British Quarterly Review

Author : Henry Allon
ISBN : NYPL:33433081647889
Genre : English periodicals
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