WONDERS OF THE WORLD
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The Colosseum

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$19.00 • £15.95 • €17.00

ISBN 9780674060319

Publication Date: 05/31/2011

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224 pages

31 halftones, 3 line illustrations

Wonders of the World

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Keith Hopkins (1934–2004) was Professor of Ancient History at the University of Cambridge. He also wrote A World Full of Gods.

Mary Beard has a Chair of Classics at Cambridge and is a Fellow of Newnham College. She is classics editor of The Times Literary Supplement and author of the blog A Don’s Life. She is also a winner of the 2008 Wolfson History Prize.

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