Is abundantly illustrated and certainly brings new perspectives on the history of early Rome.The Journal of Indo-European Studies
In this abundantly illustrated volume, Ross Holloway draws a vivid picture of the vestiges of the past in the Eternal City and its neighborhood. . . . an instructive guide through the earliest remainders of ancient Rome and Latium.The Journal of Indo-European Studies
. . . fills a gap in the English-language literature on early Rome in two important ways. First, it provides an overview of recent and ongoing excavations of sites and . . . of new approaches to the archaeology of the area. Second, Holloway usefully presents the evidence in the context of major discoveries and controversies of the past century. . . . a sound, fairly traditional evidence-based presentation of findings. The main text offers an invaluable summary of recent discoveries from temples, tombs, and houses, and from specific sites that have produced significant material culture in the past quarter century.Choice
About the Author
R. Roll Holloway is Elisha Benjamin Andrews Professor of Archaeology at Brown University. He is the author of The Archaeology of Ancient Sicily (1991).