The Roman Remains of Southern France: a Guidebook is available on both and. About this Item: Routledge, 2003. Take for example the city of Fréjus, I am confident our entry for this Roman port, and the various surviving features scattered about the modern city, is not only the most comprehensive guide online it is also the most accurate. This site is like a library, you could find million book here by using search box in the widget. Here I share my experiences of seeing truly spectacular places, as well as offering my tips and recommendations. The book is organized in a straightforward, alphabetical reference format; the text not only helps the visitor identify important or distinctive remains, but also provides an evocative and atmospheric picture of many of the places; all sites are set in a historical and cultural context, while regional and local maps make finding sites easy and most of these have plans ; photographs and illustrations should help the visitor identify material; interesting museum exhibits are pointed out.
It ranges from sites such as the extensive Roman remains at Vienne in the Rhone valley, the great aqueduct of Pont du Gard, the beautiful ruined temple of Vernegues, to the striking museum collections of Arles and Avignon. Dispatch time is 4-5 working days from our warehouse. It provides an extensive description of the major and many of the less well-known sites. The E-mail message field is required. This is partly what led me to create Archaeology Travel.
Other websites and guides may appear to cover more areas and attractions, but the information on this website is based on first-hand experiences, not copied from other, sometimes misleading sources. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. The book also offers a comprehensive examination of the area's Roman heritage, interpreting the varied surviving remains and exploring the lifestyles and environment of the Gallo-Roman people. As I said before, these are substantial volumes, the guide covering southern France is 368 pages while the other is 460 pages. But we are fortunate in that for this area there is also a more extensive guide to the Roman archaeology. Over ninety sites are treated in detail, including major attractions such as the parc archeologique in Lyon and the amphitheatre at Autun, numerous local museums and secluded rural excavations. They not only include major archaeological sites and the lessor known sites, but more popular museums and archaeological theme parks have also been added with thoughtful accounts.
This is a wonderful readable account of the abundant Roman archaeology here. This book provides a thorough, area by area companion to the region's wealth of monuments, excavations and artefacts, from Paris and Boulogne-sur-Mer to Strasbourg and Lyon. Comprehensively illustrated with photographs, maps and plans, it is a unique resource both for academic study and for visitors interested in the region's archaeological and historical background. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. The book is easy to use as there are a large number of maps, plans and photographs in colour.
With my passion for travel and professional background in archaeology, I started Archaeology Travel. There are plenty of places to chose from: fifty-four treated at length plus fourteen shorter entries. English language guidebooks to the archaeology of France are quite thin on the ground. Over ninety sites are treated in detail, including major attractions such as the parc archéologique in Lyon and the amphitheatre at Autun, numerous local museums and secluded rural excavations. To ensure accuracy, the author personally followed aqueduct routes, visited hidden temples, admired ramparts and visited all the museums. The guidebook combines a scholarly assessment of the area's Roman heritage, examining and interpreting the surviving remains, with practical visitor information such as directions to sites and opening hours.
The Sites of the Paris Region and Northern France -- The Romano-celtic sanctuary -- 2. Greek and the local Gallic contributions to Roman civilization are given proper attention. This comprehensive volume covers the Prehistoric period in Europe, from the earliest appearance of humans to the rise of the Roman Empire and includes the Paleolithic, Mesolithic Bronze and Iron Ages. The guides are richly illustrated, with both black and white photographs and line diagrams that show in plan the layout of a modern town overlaying a Roman town and where the remnants of that era are still visible. If you then want a light, accessible but accurate book to the Roman archaeology of this region, I recommend.
For anyone looking for information about visiting the spectacular Roman monuments in the south of France, our coverage of the Roman period in the south of France is I believe very good. It is pithy, ironic and opinionated; sympathetic and sane; a rewarding companion! About this Item: Routledge, 2003. Book is in Used-Good condition. As well as guiding visitors to great sites like Lyon with its magnificent ruins, superb Roman museums and immense siphon aqueducts, the book encourages the search for hidden temples, brick kilns and Roman roads, often 'lost' in the forest. The Roman Remains of Northern and eastern France: a Guidebook is available on both and.
The Lyonnais aqueducts are a good example, James Bromwich provides extensive details of the known remains of the four aqueducts that fed the Roman city of Lyon in over 12 pages. Over ninety sites are treated in detail, including major attractions such as the parc archeologique in Lyon and the amphitheatre at Autun, numerous local museums and secluded rural excavations. About this Item: Routledge, 2003. Using methodologies and theories that were previously unknown in Europe decades ago, new discoveries and arguments are included in the research as well as reevaluations of previous discoveries. European Prehistory: A Survey includes many comprehensive maps and site photos. For all enquiries, please contact Herb Tandree Philosophy Books directly - customer service is our primary goal. The Sites of Burgundy and the Franche-Comte -- Travel and communications in Roman Gaul -- 3.
For those who enjoy visiting France and seeing the Roman remains in the north, east and south, and wanting to go off the beaten track to see more than just the spectacular amphitheatres and monuments in the big cities and who require a greater understanding of the Roman period of this country, these two books will be indispensable guides. Brand new book, sourced directly from publisher. Despite being guides with practical visitor information they also provide a readable in-depth account of the Roman period. These are divided geographically, the first, published in 1993, is The Roman Remains of Southern France. The Sites of the Rhone and Savoy.