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A Guide To The Monumental Centre Of Ancient Rome With Reconstructions Of The Monuments R.A. Staccioli

A Guide To The Monumental Centre Of Ancient Rome With Reconstructions Of The Monuments

R.A. Staccioli

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ISBN : 9780947818746
70 pages
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Every visitor to an archaeological site knows the difficulty, often indeed the impossibility, of imagining what it was like before its buildings were destroyed. The ruins are dead things- they speak their own language, which is romantic enough, butMoreEvery visitor to an archaeological site knows the difficulty, often indeed the impossibility, of imagining what it was like before its buildings were destroyed. The ruins are dead things- they speak their own language, which is romantic enough, but does not evoke a picture of the monuments in their original life and splendour.This is a guide that will help him to see not only what a monument is, but, at the same time, what it was.(from the preface.)