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By Mikhail Rostovtzeff

First released in 1927 this huge booklet has lengthy been out of print. Brilliantly written, it stands by itself benefits and has no longer been outmoded through new discoveries or study. Rostovtzeff's narrative starts within the fourth century B.C. and concludes with `the social and political disaster of the 3rd century.' In among, he examines not just the political and armed forces occasions of those centuries, however the social and fiscal milieu, the personalities, and the trivia of day by day existence.For this variation, Elias J. Bickerman has ready a very new and up to date bibliography and contributed short addenda facing fresh discoveries and scholarship. The maps of Italy and the Empire were fullyyt redrawn, and twenty-three of the main correct plates from the unique version were retained.

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BIBLIOGRAPHY +C. E. Ostenberg, Case etrusche di Acquarossa (Rome, 1975); +S. , Case e palazzi d ’Etruria (Milan, 1985), 41-58; + Architettura etrusca nel Viterbese, Ricerche svedesi a San Giovenale e Acquarossa, 1956-1986 (Rome, 1986). ACRAGAS. See AKRAGAS. ADAM FAMILY. Scottish family of architects. ROBERT ADAM (1728-92)—one of the most prolific and versatile architects and designers in European Neoclassicism— was the creative driving force in promoting a stylistic revolution based on archaeological sources.

Ludwig *Ross began clear­ ing away debris and uncovered the inscribed architrave of the temple of Roma and Augustus (seen by Ciriaco in 1444). C. and proclaimed its significance for dating black- and red-figure pottery. d . d . 527-65), the earliest relevant evidence for determining the date of the conversion of the Erechtheion and Parthenon into churches. The area between the Erechtheion and Parthenon was excavated by K. S. Pittakis in 1837-39, and a Mycenean wall behind the southwest wing of the Propylaia was unearthed.

Adria was occupied by the Gauls, and in Roman times it became a municipium. The harbor evidently had begun to silt up in the first century a . c . , and Adria was eventually superseded by *Aquileia. The site was first explored in the Renaissance, and a drawing of 1662 shows 8 AEGAE a Roman theater and other buildings. Excavation was undertaken by three mem­ bers of a local family, Ottavio Bocchi (1697-1749), Francesco Girolamo Bocchi (1748-1810) and Francesco Antonio Bocchi (1821-88). Their collection of vases, jewelry, inscriptions and glass was housed in the Museo Bocchi, which in the early twentieth century was donated to the Italian government and became the Museo Civico di Adria.

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