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Cities in the sand, Leptis Magna and Sabratha in Roman Africa.

Kenneth D. Matthews

Cities in the sand, Leptis Magna and Sabratha in Roman Africa.

by Kenneth D. Matthews

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Published by University of Pennsylvania Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Leptis Magna (Extinct city),
  • Sabratha (Extinct city),
  • Libya
    • Subjects:
    • Leptis Magna (Extinct city),
    • Sabratha (Extinct city),
    • Libya -- Antiquities

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 55-56.

      StatementPhotos. by Alfred W. Cook.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT239.L4 M3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination160 p.
      Number of Pages160
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6225148M
      LC Control Number57011231

      Leptis Magna, a city on the coast of Libya, was a prominent city in Africa in the days of the Roman Empire. Leptis Magna, located in the present-day African country of Libya, was an important port in the heyday of the Roman Empire. It was a beautiful city which mixed Roman and Arab architecture. In A.D. , the Emperor Trajan (c. A.D. ) made Leptis Magna a colonia, an official settlement for retired men of the Legions and Roman citizens. From then on, the city experienced a period of growth and success, making it the third largest city of Roman North Africa after Carthage and Alexandria.

      In Roman times the cities of Leptis Magna and Sabratha were thriving commercial and agricultural centres. This volume is primarily an introduction to the personality of the towns recovered in relatively recent times by archaeologists from the sands. The text. Classic Libya Tour TF Visit Greco-Roman cities and explore fertile desert towns on this unforgettable journey Clinging to a thin strip of fertile land, the cities of Leptis Magna and Sabratha were perhaps the height of cultured Roman Africa.

      Buy Roman Cities on eBay now! $ Roman Patrons Of Greek Cities Claude Eilers Oxford Classical Monographs Textbook. $ Jews In The Hellenistic And Roman Cities By John Bartlett English Hardcover Bo. $ Extramercantile Economies Of Greek And Roman Cities New Perspectives On The Eco. LEPTIS MAGNA (Fig 15) ‘Leptis Magna is one of the best-preserved cities of antiquity. It is one of the three famous cities in the Tripoli region (Greek ‘Tripolis’ means ‘t.


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Author. Matthews Jr., Kenneth David & Cook, Alfred W. Publisher. Literary Licensing, LLC. Publication Date. Buy This Book. $ plus shipping $ free shipping worldwide. Cities in the Sand: Leptis Magna and Sabratha in Roman Africa text by Kenneth D. Matthews. photographs-by YOUR INSTITUTION DOES NOT HAVE ACCESS TO THIS BOOK ON JSTOR Sabratha was one of the ancient triad Cities in the sand cities, consisting of Sabratha, Oea (Tripoli), and Leptis Magna, which gave the name of Tripolitana to this territory.

Cities in the Sand Leptis Magna and Sabratha in Roman Africa text by Kenneth D. Matthews, Jr. photographs by Alfred W. Cook published by University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia, Both text and photographs are in the public domain.

This page has been carefully proofread. Cities in the Sand: Leptis Magna and Sabratha in Roman Africa View larger image. By This discussion gives perspective to the life of Leptis Magna and Sabratha by placing it in context with Roman Africa in general, explaining the various political divisions of the Roman provinces as well as the manner of civil and military administration.

Matthews, K () Cities in the Sand; Leptis Magna and Sabratha in Roman Africa. Philadelphia: Menen, A () Cities in the Sand. London: Neary, P () Discoveries in Tripoli. The Architectural Review. MayLondon: Polidori,R, Di. Leptis Magna, largest city of the ancient region of Tripolitania.

It is located 62 miles ( km) southeast of Tripoli on the Mediterranean coast of Libya. Lying 2 miles (3 km) east of what is now Al-Khums (Homs), Leptis contains some of the world’s finest remains of Roman architecture. It was. Photo 3: Aerial view of Leptis Magna 3. Leptis Magna remained as such until the reign of the Roman emperor Tiberius, when the city and the surrounding area were formally incorporated into the empire as part of the province of Africa.

It soon became one of the leading cities of Roman Africa. Much of it, including the magnificent theatre – once the largest in Africa – was faithfully reconstructed after the site was rediscovered. Sabratha: 2 views of the theatre: Leptis Magna. East of Tripoli is the antiquarian jewel of Libya, described as one of the few places in the world where you can truly picture a Roman city.

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Cities in the Sand: Leptis Magna and Sabratha in Roman Africa Price: $ (as of 07/06/ PST- Details) Product prices and availability are accurate as of the date/time indicated and are subject to change. The 2,year-old Roman city of Sabratha is one of the most perfectly preserved from the ancient world.

It has temples, a forum, and a stunning theatre looking down. Matthews, Kenneth D. () Cities in the Sand, Leptis Magna and Sabratha in Roman Africa University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia, OCLC Ward, Philip () Sabratha: A Guide for Visitors Oleander Press, Cambridge, UK, ISBN We redesigned our Book Pages — can you share feedback.

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Matthews Not in Library. Leptis Magna lived as a free community ’till the Roman emperor Tiberius came to power. The city and the surrounding vicinity in the empire as part of the territory of Africa. It quickly became one of the prominent cities of Roman Africa and a chief trading workplace.

Leptis acquired fame at the beginning of AD, when Lucius Severus, a local Berber son, became King. Leptis Magna, (Arabic: لَبْدَة‎ [1]) also known as Lectis Magna (or Lepcis Magna as it is sometimes spelled), also called Lpqy or Neapolis, was a prominent city of the Roman Empire.

Its ruins are located in Al Khums, Libya, km east of Tripoli, on the coast where the Wadi Lebda meets the sea.- Ancient Roman/Phoenician City, Libya, North Africa. See more ideas about Libya, North africa, Ancient romans pins.Septimius Severus. The best period of Roman Libya was under emperor Septimius Severus, born in Leptis favored his hometown above all other provincial cities, and the buildings and wealth he lavished on it made Leptis Magna the third-most important city in Africa, rivaling Carthage andhe and the imperial family visited the city and received great honors.