The Roman Remains of Northern and Eastern France: A Guidebook

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Routledge, Apr 15, 2013 - Architecture - 480 pages
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This book provides a thorough, area by area companion to the region's wealth of monuments, excavations and artefacts, from Paris and Boulogne-sur-Mer to Strasbourg and Lyon. Over ninety sites are treated in detail, including major attractions such as the parc archéologique in Lyon and the amphitheatre at Autun, numerous local museums and secluded rural excavations.
The guidebook combines a scholarly assessment of the area's Roman heritage, examining and interpreting the surviving remains, with practical visitor information such as directions to sites and opening hours. Comprehensively illustrated with photographs, maps and plans, it is a unique resource both for academic study and for visitors interested in the region's archaeological and historical background.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Change and Identity
6
Chronology
26
1 The Sites of the Paris Region and Northern France
29
The Romanoceltic sanctuary
119
2 The Sites of Burgundy and the FrancheComte
129
Travel and communications in Roman Gaul
252
3 The Sites of Champagne The Ardennes Lorraine and Alsace
263
Dress and appearance in Roman Gaul
341
4 The Sites of the Rhone and Savoy
353
Glossary
441
Select bibliography
446
Index
451
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