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Archeologia e storia di Camarina / Giovanni Uggeri.

Author/Creator:
Uggeri, Giovanni, author.
Publication:
Galatina (Le) : Congedo editore, [2016] , ©2016
Format/Description:
Book
152 pages, 16 pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps, plans ; 24 cm
Subjects:
Camarina (Extinct city)
Sicily (Italy) -- Antiquities, Roman.
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Italy -- Camarina (Extinct city)
Classical antiquities
Excavations (Archaeology)
Italy -- Camarina (Extinct city)
Italy -- Sicily
Summary:
This book gives an account of Camarina, the Greek city on the southern coast of Sicily that was founded by Syracuse in 598 BC and destroyed by Rome in 258 AD. It brings together the surviving literary, epigraphic, numismatic, topographical, and archaeological evidence on Camarina, presenting a synthesis of the material from a historical perspective.
Contents:
Alla scoperta di Camarina
Il paesaggio camarinese
La vicenda storica
Ambiente e primi abitanti
Le fortificazioni
Le fasi urbanistiche
L'area dell'agorà
Il santuario di Athena e altri culti
L'edilizia privata
Granai e case di età romana
Le attività artigianali
Il sistema portuale di Camarina
Le tre necropoli
Le fattorie suburbane.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 147-152).
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the George Clapp Vaillant Book Fund.
Contributor:
George Clapp Vaillant Book Fund.
ISBN:
9788867661404
886766140X
OCLC:
952393285
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