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Rome : an Oxford archaeological guide

Dr Amanda Claridge, with contributions by Judith Toms and Tony Cubberley.
  • Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.
  • 2nd ed., rev. and expanded
  • xiv, 540 pages : illustrations maps ; 22 cm.
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Series
Summary
  • "The City of Rome is the largest archaeological site in the world, capital and showcase of the Roman Empire and the centre of Christian Europe." "For this new edition the text has been extensively revised, adding over 20 more sites and illustrations: the itineraries have been re-organized and expanded to suit the many changes that have taken place since the publication of the first edition: and the practical information and references have been fully updated"--Jacket.
Contents
  • Glossary
  • Rome's Building Materials
  • Building Techniques
  • Architectural Orders and Dimensions
  • Building-Types
  • Major Public Works
  • Roman Forum
  • Porticus of Gaius and Lucius and the Basilica Paulli (Aemilia)
  • Senate House (Curia)
  • Comitium and the Black Stone
  • Arch of Septimius Severus
  • Temple of Concordia Augusta
  • Temple of Vespasian and Titus and the Precinct of the Harmonious Gods
  • Temple of Saturn
  • Vicus Jugarius
  • Rostra (Orators' Platform)
  • Column of Phocas
  • Forum Pavement
  • Honorary Columns
  • Basilica Julia
  • Temple of Castor
  • Domitianic Hall---Ramp---S. Maria Antiqua
  • Spring (fons) and Pool (lacus) of Juturna
  • Temple of Divus Julius
  • Arch of Augustus
  • Upper Via Sacra
  • Temple of Vesta
  • House of the Vestal Virgins (Atrium Vestae)
  • Regia
  • Temple of Divus Antoninus Pius and Diva Faustina
  • `Temple of Divus Romulus
  • New Basilica (Basilica Nova) of Maxentius/Constantine
  • Horrea Vespasiani---Etruscan and Republican Houses
  • Temple of Roma and Venus (Church and Monastery of S. Francesca Romana---S. Maria Nova)
  • Arch of Titus
  • Palatine
  • Farnese Gardens
  • Precinct of Victory
  • Houses of `Livia' and `Augustus'---Temple of Apollo
  • Domitian's Palace
  • Imperial Forums
  • Forum of Caesar
  • Forum of Nerva: S end
  • Temple-Forum of Peace: W corner
  • Forum of Nerva: N end
  • Forum of Augustus
  • Forum of Trajan
  • Basilica Ulpia
  • Column of Trajan
  • Trajan's Markets
  • Republican City Gate
  • Field of Mars (Campus Martius)
  • Mausoleum of Augustus
  • Altar of the Augustan Peace (Ara Pacis Augustae)
  • Augustan Obelisk and Meridian (Horologium Augusti)
  • Column of Marcus Aurelius and Faustina
  • Aqua Virgo
  • Temple of Deified Hadrian (Hadrianeum)
  • Pantheon
  • Piazza Navona---Stadium of Domitian
  • Theatre and Porticus of Pompey
  • Republican vicotory-temples (Largo Argentina)
  • Temple---Via delle Botteghe Oscure
  • Theatre and Porticus ('Crypta') of Balbus
  • Circus Flaminius
  • Porticus (?) Via S. Maria dei Calderari no.23 B
  • Insula of S. Paolo alla Regola
  • Gateway to the Porticus of Octavia
  • Tiber Island
  • Capitoline Hill
  • Shops and Apartment Building on Five Levels (Insula)
  • `Tabularium'
  • Circus Flaminius to Circus Maximus
  • Theatre of Marcellus
  • Temple of Apollo Medicus Sosianus
  • Republican victory-temples (in the Vegetable Market)
  • Arcades along the Triumphal Route
  • Archaic and Republican Temples (S. Omobono)
  • Temple of Portunus
  • Round Temple
  • Roman Buildings---S. Maria in Cosmedin
  • `Arch of Janus'
  • Arch of the Argentarii
  • S. Giorgio al Velabro
  • Roman Buildings---S. Anastasia
  • Mithraeum
  • Circus Maximus
  • Colosseum Valley and Esquiline Hill
  • Base of the Colossus
  • Meta Sudans
  • Arch of Constantine
  • Colosseum (Amphitheatrum)
  • Ludus Magnus
  • S. Clemente
  • Baths of Trajan
  • Nero's Golden House
  • `Sette Sale' Cistern
  • Servian Wall
  • `Auditorium of Maecenas'
  • Nymphaeum of Alexander Severus
  • Esquiline Gate (Arch of `Gallienus')
  • Compital Altar
  • S. Martino ai Monti
  • Caelian Hill and the Inner Via Appia
  • Nero's Nymphaeum
  • Nero's Aqueduct
  • S. Stefano Rotondo
  • Caelian Gate (Arch of Dolabella)
  • Temple of Deified Claudius
  • SS Giovanni e Paolo
  • Clivus Scauri
  • Roman Houses under SS Giovanni e Paolo
  • `Library of Agapetus'
  • Beginning of the Via Appia
  • Baths of Caracalla
  • Tomb of the Scipios
  • Appia Gate and Museum of the Walls
  • Lateran-Porta Maggiore
  • Lateran
  • Lateran Baptistery
  • Castrense Amphitheatre
  • Sessorium-Imperial Gardens at `Old Hope'
  • Porta Maggiore
  • Underground Basilica
  • `Minerva Medica'
  • Viminal
  • Baths of Diocletian
  • Republican City Walls
  • Pyramid-Testaccio
  • Ostia Gate (Porta S. Paolo) and Museum of the Via Ostiensis
  • Pyramid of Cestius
  • Monte Testaccio---the Amphora Mountain
  • Navalia ('Porticus Aemilia') and Tiber Wharves
  • Across the Tiber
  • Excubitorium of the Fire Brigade
  • Sanctuary of the Syrian Gods at the Spring of Furrina
  • Mausoleum of Hadrian---(Castel S. Angelo)
  • Parks of the Appia Antica
  • Almo Valley (Caffarella Park). Temple-tombs and `Nymphaeum of Egeria'
  • Hypogeum of Vibia
  • Villa and Circus of Maxentius
  • Tomb of Caecilia Metella
  • Further out on the Via Appia
  • Villa of the Quintilii
  • Other Sites Outside the Walls
  • Mausoleum and Circus-Basilica of `St Constantia'
  • Tomb of the Lucilii
  • Sanctuary of Anna Perenna at the Spring of the Nymphs
  • Villa at the Auditorium
  • Catacombs
  • Catacombs of St Callixtus (S. Callisto)
  • Catacombs of St Sebastian (S. Sebastiano)
  • Catacombs of Domitilla (or of SS Nereus and Achilleus)
  • Catacombs of Priscilla
  • Catacombs of St Agnes (Sant' Agnese)
  • Some Catacombs which can be visited with a permit
  • Catacombs of Praetextatus (Pretestato)
  • Jewish Catacombs on the Via Appia Antica
  • Catacombs of St Pancras (S. Pancrazio or Ottavilla)
  • Catacombs of the Cimitero Maggiore
  • Catacombs of SS Peter and Marcellinus
  • Catacombs of the Giordani
  • Museums
  • Musei Capitolini (Capitoline Museums)
  • Centrale Montemartini
  • Musei e Gallerie Pontifiche (Vatican Museums)
  • Museo Nazionale di Villa Giulia
  • Museo Nazionale Romano (delle Terme)
  • Terme Museum
  • Palazzo Massimo
  • Octagonal Hall---Rotunda Diocletiani
  • Palazzo Altemps
  • Crypta Balbi
  • Museo Palatino (Palatine Museum)
  • Museo Barracco
  • Caelian Antiquarium
  • Galleria Borghese
  • Museo Preistorico ed Etnografico `Luigi Pigorini' (Luigi Pigorini Museum of Prehistory and Ethnography)
  • Museo della Civilta Romana (Museum of Roman Civilization)
  • Museo dell' Alto Medioevo (Museum of the Early Middle Ages).
Other information
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. [502]-520) and index.
ISBN
  • 9780199546831 (pbk.)
  • 0199546835 (pbk.)
Identifying numbers
  • LCCN: 2009939950
  • OCLC: 689548463
  • OCLC: 689548463