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The Seven Hills of Rome: A Geological Tour of the Eternal City

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The Seven Hills of Rome: A Geological Tour of the Eternal City - Heiken, Grant, and Funiciello, Renato, and Rita, Donatella De
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From humble beginnings, Rome became perhaps the greatest intercontinental power in the world. Why did this historic city become so much more influential than its neighbor, nearby Latium, which was peopled by more or less the same stock? Over the years, historians, political analysts, and sociologists have discussed this question ad infinitum , without considering one underlying factor that led to the rise of Rome--the geology now hidden by the modern city. This book demonstrates the important link between the history of ...

The Seven Hills of Rome: A Geological Tour of the Eternal City 2007, Princeton University Press

ISBN-13: 9780691130385

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The Seven Hills of Rome: A Geological Tour of the Eternal City 2005, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691069951

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