Rome in the East


In this lavishly illustrated and arresting study, Warwick Ball presents the story of Rome's overwhelming fascination with the East through a coverage of the historical, architectural and archaeological evidence unparalleled in both breadth and detail. This was a fascination of the new world for the old, and of the mundane for the exotic - a love affair that took literal form in the story of Antony and Cleopatra. From Rome's legendary foundation by Aeneas and the Trojan heroes as the New Troy, through the installation of ...

Rome in the East 2001, Routledge, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780415243575

Revised edition

Trade paperback

Rome in the East 2000, Routledge, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780415113762