Synopses & Reviews
If you wonder: What have the Romans ever done for us,” you should perhaps visit Volubilis, the best-preserved Roman site in present-day Morocco, or the spectacular amphitheatre at El Jem, built by the wealthy proconsul Gordion who later committed suicide within his own great monument. North Africa: The Roman Coast guides travellers around the Roman heritage sites of modern-day Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia and Libya, and brings to life the stories behind the archaeological remains. It additionally gives details of nearby attractions of the present day, including beaches, museums, excursions and adventure tours.
This first guidebook dedicated to the Roman Coast of North AfricaMorocco, Algeria, Tunisia and Libyabrings the ruins to life with colorful stories of the characters that lived and died within their walls. It also covers contemporary attractions, appealing to both ruin-seeker and beach-lover alike.
About the Author
Ethel Davies is a photographer and writer with a passion for history. She has travelled through much of the ancient Westernand Easternworld, and has chronicled sites in pictures and text.
Table of Contents
(2) Chapter 1 History and Politics:
(3) Chapter 2 Geography and Climate
(4) Chapter 3 People and Culture
(5) Chapter 4 Practical Information
(6) Chapter 5 Morocco
(7) Chapter 6 Algeria
(8) Chapter 7 Tunisia
(9) Chapter 8 Libya
(10) Appendix 1 Languages
(11) Appendix 2 Glossary of Architectural Terms
(12) Appendix 3 Further information