Classical Antiquities of Algeria : A Selective Guide, Paperback / softback Book

Classical Antiquities of Algeria : A Selective Guide Paperback / softback

Description

Algeria is a large country, rich in visual remains of its long and complex history.

The monuments of the Roman period are particularly impressive.

This is partly because they are well-preserved, but also because the French, who colonised the region in the nineteenth century and ruled it until 1962, carried out extensive excavations and restorations.

Algeria is not yet in the grip of the mass tourism which is engulfing better known destinations; now is therefore the time to explore its beautiful landscapes and rich cultural heritage.

The Roman sites rank amongst the most impressive anywhere in the Mediterranean and represent an important aspect of the nation's past.

This guidebook will take you to all the sites, with a historical introduction, a detailed gazetteer of the principal museums and Roman sites and lavish provision of maps, plans and photographs.

Information

  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 328 pages
  • Publisher: Society for Libyan Studies
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Classical Greek & Roman archaeology
  • ISBN: 9781900971546

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