First published in 1977, the
Breviarium Urbis Romae Antiquae is a classic among the literary Rome guides for those who want to be guided by the classics on their walks through the Eternal City. It aims at providing the reader with a collection of texts giving the most important information on the building activities of the Roman aediles which can be drawn from Latin sources, covering a period of about eleven centuries. The texts have been arranged according to the division of Rome in fourteen regions and are grouped around a monument. This unique and charming booklet should be on the wish list of every classicist, archaeologist and art historian.