Roman Cities in Italy and Dalmatia (Classic Reprint)


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The digital edition of all books may be viewed on our website before purchase. Written by Arthur Lincoln Frothingham – archaeologist and professor of art history at Princeton University, this compendium of Roman history stands out as a wonderful addition to any historian's collection. Frothingham's exploration of Roman history will intrigue and entice seriously minded scholars. Utilizing his own observations of the smaller cities of the Romanized Dalmatian coast and ancient Italy, Frothingham's book stands out as being a keenly perceived analysis of Roman history.

One of the strengths of Roman Cities in Italy and Dalmatia is its ability to explore lesser known cities and introduce the reader to them in a scholarly way. When exploring cities such as Praeneste, Norba, Circeii, Terracina, Falerii, Turin, Verona and Aosta, Frothingham brings new information to anticipating readers. In addition to the information this book brings, many photos are provided. The primary argument posed by this book is that to understand Roman history as a whole, one must understand both the large cities and the small ones too. Frothingham defends this argument by showing the importance of the smaller cities he investigates throughout the book.

For the individual interested in Roman history and for one who cannot travel to Rome to explore these places first hand, Roman Cities in Italy and Dalmatia is invaluable. For those that have the ability and desire to travel to Rome, reading Frothingham's book in advance will help increase both your knowledge in the area and your knowledge of Roman history as a whole. What the book may lack in unity, it makes up for by its depth and breadth when considering both the individual examinations Frothingham puts forth and the overarching conclusions he reaches.

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Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books.

This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. This text has been digitally restored from a historical edition. Some errors may persist, however we consider it worth publishing due to the work's historical value.
The digital edition of all books may be viewed on our website before purchase.


Publisher - Forgotten Books

Author(s) - A. L. Frothingham


Published Date - April 23 2020

ISBN - 9780332341552

Dimensions - 22.9 x 15.2 x 2.9 cm

Page Count - 487


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ISBN - 9781330485347

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