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A very fine, bright set, due to the academic nature of the subject these volumes are quite rare in such nice condition. Folio Book composed of sheets that are folded once and printed on both sides, making two leaves and four pages. This was without the limits of the Etruscan city in a narrow hollow, which separated the city from its Arx. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. For each of the sites included from Dennis, I give a brief description of some of the results of scholarship since his time.
A revised edition was published in He married there but he found life dreary. Foxing Light brown spots that naturally appear on some papers due to oxidation as they age. This material comes from there. Dennis', 'R. A single gathering of a quarto book, then, would be a sheet folded twice, containing four leaves, eight pages of text.
He who would make the tour of Veii must not expect to see numerous monuments of the past. The caverns which yawn in the cliffs around whet the traveller's interest in the antiquities of Veii. Article in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. To solve the problem of what to include and what to delete has not been easy, but this shortened edition has its advantages.
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Veii, so long the rival of Rome, had fallen, and her generous conqueror mourned her downfall. As none of these relics were Etruscan, they in no way militate against the view that this was the Arx, but merely show that it was without the bounds of the Roman municipium.
They were defeated, and 8, of them were taken prisoner. Downloadable from Google Books at . He did make some fast friends among the academics who read his work, such as Austen Henry Layard. I am grateful to Bua, Judson, and Elaine Grossman for review, at various stages, of the material I have introduced into this edition.
I is described in the List Of Illustrations as drawn on wood by G. The name Etruria was also applied to the Kingdom of Etruriaan ephemeral client state of Napoleon I of France which replaced the Grand Duchy between and Some territories in the Campania region of southern Italy.
Scarcely a sign of cultivation met the eye — one house alone on the opposite cliff — no flocks or herds sprinkled the meadows beneath — it was the wild beauty of sylvan, secluded nature. First published in ; Dennis extensively revised and expanded his text and added several illustrations for the second edition.
Summary Note The Preface states that 'This work is the fruit of several tours made in Etruria between the years and '. A Summer in Andalucia. II: xiv, p. Provenance History of a particular copy of a book. Calf Binding material made from cowhide—versatile, durable, usually tan or brown in color, of smooth texture with no or little apparent grain.
General Note Vol. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the worldand other notations in the work.
In BC, when the revolutionary party began to pass laws limiting patrician political activity, the lucumones [ clarification needed ] sent a clandestine embassy to Rome asking for military assistance. Hence it is a mile and a half to Isola by the carriage road; but the visitor, on horse or foot, may save half a mile by taking a pathway across the downs.
Wood-Engraving Engraving made with the graver or burin on the cross-section of a piece of boxwood; the harder wood and finer tools allow for more delicate, finely detailed images, while the block can still be set in the page alongside text and printed on the same stock as the text.
In the little piazza are several relics of Roman domination, sculptural and inscriptive. Like Troy, she had held out for ten long years against a beleaguering army: and like Troy she fell at last only by the clandestine introduction of an armed foe.Aug 03, · The cities and cemeteries of Etruria by George Dennis,J.
Murray edition, in English - Rev.
ed., recording the most recent sylvaindez.com by: 7. two-volume The Cities and Cemeteries of Etruria appeared. It had been six years in the making since when Dennis set off on one of his many trips, this time to Italy. Here he and Samuel Ainsley, who provided the drawings for the book, discovered Etruria.
Three trips from England inCited by: 7. Oct 22, · The ruins of the Castel d’Asso necropolis evoke the melancholy and mystery that the Victorians found fascinating in the Etrucans. Below is an etching (from British Museum) by Samuel Ainsley prepared for the book by George Dennis, Cities and Cemeteries of Etruria.
Today the site remains little changed. Divination. The cities and cemeteries of Etruria / (London: J. Murray, ), by George Dennis (page images at HathiTrust) The dead cities of the Zuyder Zee; a voyage to the picturesque side of Holland, from the French of Henry Havard by Annie Wood.
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