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Tim Cornell

Autor/a de Atlas of the Roman World

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Textbook style work contains many maps and photos with a timeline to keep track of Roman history. Excellent for students or the history buff.
 
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drj | Hi ha 1 ressenya més | Jul 7, 2008 |
"Early Roman History has been ignored by the English speaking world." With this comment Tim Cornell embarks on a rectification of this sorry state of affairs. Somehow, he makes less of a case as to why we SHOULD study this history. Most of the data is very sketchy and speculative. Statements abound with "the best we can tell", "it would appear that", "the evidence suggests". He amply covers the main controversies and takes a healthy skeptical view of just about any conclusions. With that in mind, it's hard not to admire his effort; though time (and archeaology) will hopefully rectify the little we know about Rome before the Punic Wars.… (més)
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haeesh | Oct 3, 2007 |
My copy is plum worn out. This cultural atlas has become one of my most treasured resources. I have owned and consulted it for years, and now use my copy for research, preparing for teaching Sunday School, travel planning, and helping the boys with their homework. The atlas is particularly useful when exploring Rome beyond Italy, especially in the Western and Northern provinces. Oddly, the principal shortcoming is a good map of Italy and Sicily during the Empire. Anyone who touches the Roman World can benefit from this work, and know that his or her resulting communication of that World to others will be more compelling.… (més)
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Othniel | Hi ha 1 ressenya més | Feb 9, 2007 |

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