Based on abundant source materials―primarily the writings of Caesar and his contemporaries―this portrait renders Caesar in heroic proportions, destined and determined from the beginning to overthrow a corrupt aristocracy.
Map. Genealogical table. Chronology of Caesar’s life. Analytical index of names.
Translated by Peter Needham.
Hiatt, Alfred. Terra Incognita Mapping the Antipodes before 1600. University Of Chicago Press, 2008. ISBN: 9780226333038. Unmarked. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#24179)
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Draws on sources both literary and visual to understand the appeal of the antipodes. Examining maps and diagrams, as well as evidence contained in geographical and historical works, poetry, travel narratives, and legal documents, he challenges long-standing characterizations of medieval spatiality as exclusively symbolic and religious.