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Tyler Lansford - The Latin Inscriptions of Rome: A Walking Guide - 9780801891502 - V9780801891502
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The Latin Inscriptions of Rome: A Walking Guide

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Description for The Latin Inscriptions of Rome: A Walking Guide Paperback. This unique guide will prove a fascinating and illuminating companion for both sophisticated visitors to the Eternal City and armchair travelers seeking a novel perspective into Rome's rich history. Num Pages: 600 pages, 32, 15 black & white illustrations, 16 maps, 1 black & white line drawings. BIC Classification: 1DST; WSZC; WTH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 208 x 152 x 37. Weight in Grams: 782.
Rome's oldest known Latin inscription dates from the sixth century BC; the most recent major specimen was mounted in 2006-a span of more than two and a half millennia. Remarkably, many of these inscriptions are still to be found in situ, on the walls, gates, temples, obelisks, bridges, fountains, and churches of the city. Classicist Tyler Lansford has collected some 400 of these inscriptions and arranged them-with English translations-into fifteen walking tours that trace the physical and historical contours of the city. Each itinerary is prefaced by an in-depth introduction that provides a survey of the history and topography ... Read more

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About Tyler Lansford
Tyler Lansford is an independent scholar and the cofounder of Seattle Language Academy.

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Latin is a less and less common attainment even among educated travellers, so Tyler Lansford has come to the rescue... If this book is not slipped into many a Rome-bound suitcase, there is no justice in the world. I can think of few more enjoyable companions on a prowl through the city.
Jane Stevenson Times Literary Supplement 2010 The ... Read more

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