The Water Supply of Byzantine Constantinople (BOK)

Jonathan Bardill, James Crow, Richard Bayliss

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This is the most detailed study to date of one of the most impressive feats of engineering of the entire Roman period and its equally impressive early medieval survival and renovation. It presents a synthesis of historical material combined with the results of ten years of fieldwork. It describes and plots the elaborate system of water channels, aqueducts, and urban cisterns which made up the most extended water supply network in the Roman world. It also includes catalogues of masons' marks and Christian iconography to be found on the structures, as well as translations of all mentions of the system in the historical sources. Accompanied throughout with photographs, maps, plans and elevations, this book is a must for anyone interested in Roman and Byzantine engineering.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Forfatter James Crow, Jonathan Bardill, Richard Bayliss Forlag
Orca DORCAUK Orphans
ISBN 9780907764366 Antall sider 286
Dimensjoner 21,5cm x 30cm x 3cm Vekt 1520 gram
Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd Emner og form Water supply & treatment, Classical Greek & Roman archaeology