Author: Both Professional Archaeologists Roy A Adkins,Lesley Adkins
Publisher: Facts on File; Updated ed. edition (January 1, 2005)
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Archaeologists Lesley and Roy Adkins offer a sweeping overview of the Roman world in Handbook to Life in Ancient Rome
Archaeologists Lesley and Roy Adkins offer a sweeping overview of the Roman world in Handbook to Life in Ancient Rome For instance, in the chapter on towns and countryside, one can find information that spans from the planning and construction of aqueducts to the furnishings found in the typical Roman apartment. Though each entry is fairly short, the authors include extensive bibliographies at the end of each chapter, as well as over 125 photographs, line drawings, and maps to round out the picture.
Lesley and Roy Adkins' book on Greek civilization is a thourough categorical text covering everything from political institutions to fashion
Lesley and Roy Adkins' book on Greek civilization is a thourough categorical text covering everything from political institutions to fashion. If you are just beginning to learn about Greek civilization, I strongly recommend this book above all other introductory texts: there's simply no comparison! As you learn more of the basic information, the book has an excellent bibliography and reference guide to authoritative books or academic texts that focus on a specific area.
This book is very informative about daily life in ancient Greece.
A follow-up to Handbook to Life in Ancient Rome (Facts On File, 1994) by the same authors, both professional archaeologists, this work adds to the publisher's ever-growing line of reasonably priced ready-reference works on history. According to the introduction, "the aim of this book is to present information relating to Greek history from the Minoan period to the Roman conquest"-a period from about 3000 . This book is very informative about daily life in ancient Greece.
Lesley and Roy A. Adkins are both professional archaeologists. They have written numerous books together including Dictionary of Roman Religion, An Introduction to Archaeology, and Handbook to Life in Ancient Greece. Библиографические данные. Handbook to Life in Ancient Rome Oxford paperbacks. Lesley Adkins, Roy A. Adkins. Издание: иллюстрированное, перепечатанное, исправленное.
Roy and Lesley Adkins are writers and archaeologists. They are Members of the Institute for Archaeologists and Fellows of the Society of Antiquaries of London. They have both written several books. Based in south-west England, near Exeter in Devon, they devote much of their time to writing. Their first book was A Thesaurus of British Archaeology, better known by its paperback title of The Handbook of British Archaeology.
Clear, authoritative, and highly organized, Handbook to Life in Ancient Rome provides a unique look at a civilization whose art .
Clear, authoritative, and highly organized, Handbook to Life in Ancient Rome provides a unique look at a civilization whose art, literature, law, and engineering influenced the whole of Western Europe throughout the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, and beyond Читать весь отзыв. An unusual and intriguing reference book. -The Good Book Guide. Illustrations Tables Acknowledgments 1. Republic and Empire 2. Military Affairs 3. Geography of the Roman World 4. Towns and Countryside 5. Travel and Trade 6. Written Evidence 7. Religin 8. Economy and Industry 9. Everyday Life Bibliography Index.
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Roy A. Adkins has a degree in archaeology. Both have been professional archaeologists for more than 20 years and have worked for the Milton Keynes Archaeology Unit, the South West London Archaeological Unit, and the Museum of London before becoming independent consultants. Their publications include The Keys to Egypt as well as Facts On File's Handbook to Life in Ancient Greece and Dictionary of Roman Religion. 6 Tried to include as much useful, factual information as possible relating to the entire Roman period up to the 5 th century AD Viewpoint/ Objectivity.