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Rome : Day One / Andrea Carandini ; translated by Stephen Sartarelli.

By: Carandini, AndreaLanguage: English Original language: Italian Publication details: Princeton : Princeton University Press, c2011Description: 172 p. : ill., maps ; 19 cmISBN: 9780691139227 (hardcover : alk. paper); 0691139229 (hardcover : alk. paper)Uniform titles: Roma. English Subject(s): Romulus, King of Rome, fl. 753-716 BC | Archaeology and history -- Rome | Excavations (Archaeology) -- Italy -- Rome | Mythology Roman | Rome -- History -- Kings, 753-510 BCDDC classification: 937/.6301 LOC classification: DG233.3 | .C37513 2011
Contents:
First thoughts -- An epochal event -- The site of Rome before Rome -- The places of Rome -- Remus and Romulus and the kings of Alba Longa -- The Palatine -- The preliminary rite on the Aventine -- The blessing of the Palatine and the founding of Roma quadrata -- The founding of the forum, the capitol, and the citadel -- The forum -- The capitolium and the arx -- The ordering of the regnum, or the constitutio romuli -- The ordering of time -- The ordering of space and men -- Enemies.

"First published in Italian under the title Roma: Il Primo Giorno by Gius. Laterza & Figli S.p.A., Rome, in 2007"--T.p. verso.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

First thoughts -- An epochal event -- The site of Rome before Rome -- The places of Rome -- Remus and Romulus and the kings of Alba Longa -- The Palatine -- The preliminary rite on the Aventine -- The blessing of the Palatine and the founding of Roma quadrata -- The founding of the forum, the capitol, and the citadel -- The forum -- The capitolium and the arx -- The ordering of the regnum, or the constitutio romuli -- The ordering of time -- The ordering of space and men -- Enemies.

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