Item ABC/6 - Rome and the Campagna. An historical and topographical description of the site, buildings, and neighbourhood of Ancient Rome

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ABC/6

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Rome and the Campagna. An historical and topographical description of the site, buildings, and neighbourhood of Ancient Rome

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  • 1871 (Creation)

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(1829-1904)

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Fellow and tutor of Trinity College, Cambridge.
ODNB Entry: https://doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/32181

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An in-depth study of the architectural and topographical investigations of Rome and its neighbourhood, up to the end of the 19th Century. The text is accompanied by numerous illustrations, plans, and maps, some to scale. Buildings and structures included are: Statue of the Emperor Augustus; Temple of Jupiter Capitolinus; Temple of Saturn; Arch of Titus; Ground plan of pseudoperipteral temple; Ground plan of Roman basilica; Via Appia; Arco dei Pantani; Valley of the Tiber; Ruined Arch of Claudian Aqueduct; Palatine Hill; Arch of Constantine; Servian Wall at the Aventine; Porta Salaria; Porta Chiusa; Porta S. Lorenzo; Porta Maggiore; Tomb of Eurysaces; Specus at the Aqua Claudia; Anio Novus; Ancient Porta Asinaria; Modern Porta S. Giovanni; Porta S. Sebastiano; Porta Latina; Site of the Forum Romanum; Temple of Saturn; Temple of Vespasian; Column of Pochas; Temple of Castor; Temple of Antoninus and Faustina; Site of Basilica Julia; Arch of Septimius Severus; Temple of Mars Ultor; Arco dei Pantani; Peribolus of Nerva Forum; Forum of Nerva; Shops in Trajan's Forum; Trajan's Column; Basilica of Constantine; Arch of Titus; Ruins of the Temple of Venus and Roma; Meta Sudans; Arch of Constantine; Palace of Caesars; Capitoline Hill; Tiber and the Marmorata; Pyramid of Cestius; Porta S. Paolo; Baths of Caracalla; Arch of Drusus; Arch of Dolabella; Coliseum; Quirinal Hill; Frontespizio di Nerone; Colonna Gardens; Muro Torto; Ponte Rotto; Insula Tiberina; Cone from the top of Hadrian's Mausoleum; Cloaca Maxima; Temple of Hercules; Arcus Argentariorum; Janus Quadrifrons; Temple of Fortuna Virilis; S. Maria in Cosmedin; Theatre of Marcellus; Plan of Temples in the Portico Octavia; Portico Octaviae; Pantheon; Bas-relief on pedestal of Antonine Column; M. Aurelius on horseback; Alban Lake; Cascatelli at Tivoli; Temple of Vesta and of the Sybil, Tivoli; Vico Varo and Lucretilis; Circus of Maxentius; Tomb of Caecilia Metella; Plautian Tomb and Ponte Lucano; Ponte Nomentano. Maps, plans etc. included: Rome and the Campagna; Seven Hills; Geological map of Rome; Roma Antiquissima; Servian Walls; Servian Agger and Porta Viminalis; Walls of Aurelian; Forum Romanum before and after the time of Julius Caesar; Fora of the Caesars; Palatine and Velia; Capitolium and the Arx; Excavations of the Capotoline Hill; Baths of Caracalla; Mons Oppius; Thermae Diocletianae; Circus Flaminius; Theatre of Marcellus; Fragments of Pianta Capitolina; Agri Romani Tabula; Plan of Temple of Fortune et Praeneste; Environs of Tivoli; Alban Lake; Pliny's Villa at Laurentum; Iconographia Romae Veteris.

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