1st Edition

The Roman Remains of Northern and Eastern France A Guidebook

By James Bromwich Copyright 2003
    476 Pages
    by Routledge

    480 Pages
    by Routledge

    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.

    List of figures, List of plates, Acknowledgements, INTRODUCTION, HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT: CHANGE AND IDENTITY, CHRONOLOGY, 1. THE SITES OF THE PARIS REGION AND NORTHERN FRANCE, The Romano-celtic sanctuary, 2. THE SITES OF BURGUNDY AND THE FRANCHE-COMTE, Travel and communications in Roman Gaul, 3. THE SITES OF CHAMPAGNE, THE ARDENNES, LORRAINE AND ALSACE, Dress and appearance in Roman Gaul, 4. THE SITES OF THE RHONE AND SAVOY, Glossary, Select bibliography, Index


    James Bromwich

    'enjoyable to read as well as useful to consult' - Martin Thorpe, JACT

    'Learned, detailed and up-to-date ... It is pithy, ironic and opinionated; sympathetic and sane; a rewarding companion!' - Antiquity: A Quarterly Review of Archaeology

    'A good overview... a useful starting point.' - Ancient West and East