Synopses & Reviews
Armchair travelers and history buffs alike will thrill to the beautiful illustrations, floor plans, and maps that complement as it traces the evolution of the Classical world through fifty of its greatest sites. From the Egypt of the pharaohs through the democracies of Greece to the fall of Imperial Rome, this handsome volume reflects the perennial Blue Guides' strengths in erudition and research.
A lavishly illustrated tour of the preeminent Mediterranean archeological areas.
About the Author
A member of the Blue Guides editorial board, Charles Freeman is the author of numerous books, including AD 381 and The Closing of the Western Mind. He lives in Suffolk, England.