Later Travels

Later Travels
Author : Ciriaco
Publisher : Harvard University Press
Total Pages : 459
Release : 2003
ISBN 10 : 0674007581
ISBN 13 : 9780674007581
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Later Travels Book Description:

Cyriac of Ancona is sometimes regarded as the father of classical archaeology. Cyriac's accounts of his travels, with commentary reflecting wide-ranging antiquarian, political, religious, and commercial interests, provide a fascinating record of the encounter of the Renaissance world with the legacy of classical antiquity.


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