History of the City of Rome in the Middle Ages (Volume 1) by Ferdinand GregoroviusHistory of the City of Rome in the Middle Ages (Volume 1) by Ferdinand Gregorovius

History of the City of Rome in the Middle Ages (Volume 1)

byFerdinand Gregorovius

Paperback | January 2, 2012

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1894. Excerpt: ... statements, although often doubtful and obscure, are invaluable as the only authentic information we possess regarding the outward aspect of Rome in the fourth and fifth centuries. And here the reader may follow them in brief, in order that he may understand the most important points in the topography and monuments of Rome throughout the Middle Ages.1 3. The Fourteen Regions Of Rome. The first region of Rome, the Porta Capena, 1. region stretched from the ancient Servian gate either to the capena. Aurelian wall, or beyond it to the Porta Appia, now S. Sebastian; divided by the Appian and Latin Way, it turned citywards until it reached the Ccelian. In this district lay the celebrated Vale of Egeria, with its grove, its sanctuary of the Camenae, and the sacred Temple of Mars; and in its neighbourhood was the brook Almo, to which these registers give especial prominence, and the recollection of which was preserved by the worship of Cybele. Three triumphal arches spanned the Appian Way within the walls, and were dedicated to Drusus, Verus and Trajan. An 1 On the Curiosum Urbis and the Notitia, Sarti, Bunsen and Preller have been the first to throw light. I have followed the text of the last-named authority (Die Regionen der Stadt Rom, Jena, 1846), and am acquainted with the texts of Panciroli, Labbe, Bianchini and Muratori. The oldest official document on which the Curiosum is based belongs, in Preller's opinion, to the time of Constantine, and to a date earlier than that of the erection of his triumphal arch. The Curiosum he holds to have been compiled between the reigns of Constantine and Theodosius the Younger, the Notitia in that of the latter. The latest researches are those of II. Jordan, Topographic der Stadt Rom im Altertum, Berlin, 1871, Band ii. arch which still remains inside...
Title:History of the City of Rome in the Middle Ages (Volume 1)Format:PaperbackDimensions:138 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.3 inPublished:January 2, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:115384270X

ISBN - 13:9781153842709

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