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The Roman Remains of Southern France

A Guide Book, 1st Edition

By James Bromwich


368 pages

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The Roman Remains of Southern France is the only specialist guidebook to this region available. It is the result of the most up-to-date research. Comprehensive in coverage, it provides depth and context while evoking the distinctive atmosphere of the place.

The book is easy to use, with a large number of maps, site plans and photographs and it will enable the traveller to explore the major cultural contribution made by the Romans to this part of France.


'… contains not only copious entries of sites large and small but also museum opening times and similar useful information. If you plan to travel in the area, buy this.' - Ancient August

'Having already put it to good use, I can unhesitatingly vouch for The Roman Remains of Southern France. This excellent guidebook is systematically organized … highly informative at both the practical and the academic level while also serving the needs of a wider audience … generously (for the price) and adroitly illustrated, and fully comprehensive;' - Greece & Rome

'… covers the imperial provinces … from the Pyrenees to the Cote d'Azur with a brief history, brisk and efficient descriptions of sites, and an abundance of site plans and diagrams.' - The Times

Table of Contents

1. Introduction, 2. Chronology, 3. Lower Rhone, 4. Languedoc- Roussillon, 5. Central Provence, 6. Eastern Provence Glossary Bibliography Index

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / Ancient / General
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Archaeology