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Connolly, Peter 1935-

Overview
Works: 144 works in 499 publications in 11 languages and 14,733 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Pictorial works  Military history  Biography  Art  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Interviewee, Illustrator, Creator, Editor, Contributor
Classifications: DE59, 937.6
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Most widely held works by Peter Connolly
The ancient city : life in classical Athens & Rome by Peter Connolly( Book )

30 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 2,714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recreates the public buildings, temples, shops, and houses of ancient Athens and Rome, providing a window through which to look at the development of the cities and their architecture, and to discuss various aspects of daily life, including religion, food, drama, games, food, culture, and entertainment
Pompeii by Peter Connolly( Book )

29 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in 8 languages and held by 1,097 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius that destroyed Pompeii in 79 A.D. and the rediscovery and subsequent excavation of this buried city
Greece and Rome at war by Peter Connolly( Book )

29 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in English and held by 1,090 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This illustrated guide to twelve centuries of military development, drawing from archaeological evidence to provide a detailed account of the weapons and armies of Greece and Rome, covers a period that ranges from 800 B.C. to 450 A.D
The legend of Odysseus by Peter Connolly( Book )

20 editions published between 1985 and 1993 in 5 languages and held by 996 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the involvement of Odysseus and the other Greek heroes in the Trojan War and the hardships and adventures endured by Odysseus on his way home from the war. Site reconstructions, photographs, and other archeological evidence depict the civilization of the Greek world at the time of this legendary story
Tiberius Claudius Maximus : the legionary by Peter Connolly( Book )

38 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reconstructs the early career of Tiberius Claudius Maximus, a Roman soldier who served under Trajan during his war in Central Europe and the Middle East. Military life, strategy, and weaonry of the era are presented in color illustrations and explanatory accompanying text
The Roman army by Peter Connolly( Book )

26 editions published between 1975 and 1996 in 5 languages and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the armour, tactics, weaons, and organization of the Roman army during the Macedonian campaign, Caesar's conquest of Europe and the early years of Empire in Rome
Ancient Greece by Peter Connolly( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in German and English and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the history of the early civilization of Greece, as well as, their architecture, art, sports, poetry, drama, and music
The Greeks by Roy E. C Burrell( Book )

8 editions published between 1989 and 1997 in English and Greek, Modern and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers the centuries from the Minoans to the breakup of Alexander's empire and the conquest of Greece by Rome
The Greek armies by Peter Connolly( Book )

23 editions published between 1977 and 1985 in 4 languages and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grade level: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, e, i, s
The Roman fort by Peter Connolly( Book )

12 editions published between 1991 and 1999 in English and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes what a typical Roman fort looked like and how many soldiers lived and died to keep the Roman Peace intact
The Holy Land by Peter Connolly( Book )

28 editions published between 1983 and 2000 in 5 languages and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Jews in the Time of Jesus brings to life the people and events of a crucial period in the history of the world. Spanning a hundred years that culminate in the fall of Masada, in 73 CE, Peter Connolly reconstructs the daily life of the Jewish people in Judea and Galilee, and especially in Jerusalem. The major historical events of this century are: the reign of Herod the Great, the rise of the Zealots, the rebuilding of the Temple, the crucifixion of Jesus, and the crushing of Jewish resistance at Masada. During this period the Roman emperors were Augustus, Tiberius, Caligula, Claudius, Nero, Vespasian, and Titus. The book's fascinating illustrations reveal the details of everyday life, domestic, religious, and military. There is a clear description of the geography of the Holy Land and an explanation of what archaeological discoveries have taught us about the past
The Greeks by Judith Crosher( Book )

5 editions published between 1974 and 1985 in English and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes aspects of life in ancient Greece including the theater, government, religion, and domestic life. Also presents a portrait of life in Athens
Hannibal and the enemies of Rome by Peter Connolly( Book )

12 editions published between 1978 and 1989 in English and German and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the part played by the Etruscans, Samnites, Carthaginians, and Celts in Roman and Italian history. Includes an account of Hannibal's march and much description of the armor and weapons of the period
Oxford first ancient history by Roy E. C Burrell( Book )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of the ancient world, from the earliest civilizations of Mesopotamia, Egypt, and China; through the glories of Greece and Rome; to the fall of the Roman empire
The Romans by Roy E. C Burrell( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers two thousand years of history from the origins of Rome to the downfall of the Byzantine Empire
The Egyptians by Anne Millard( Book )

5 editions published between 1977 and 1988 in Spanish and English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the life of the ancient Egyptians - farmers, craftsmen, scribes, noblemen, soldiers and pharoahs - the people who created the great civilization of ancient Egypt which lasted 3,000 years
Colosseum : Rome's arena of death by Peter Connolly( Book )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and Chinese and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I, Caesar the rise and fall of the Roman Empire( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The public and private lives of six key men who ruled the Roman Empire: Julius Caesar; Augustus; Nero; Hadrian; Constantine; and Justinian. Includes unequaled location footage; unseen images; and careful re-enactments bringing the series to life
A history of the Jewish people in the time of Jesus : from Herod the Great to Masada by Peter Connolly( Book )

2 editions published between 1983 and 1987 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text, pictures, photographs, and maps present the history of the Jews from the reign of Herod the Great through the governance of Pontius Pilate to the destruction of the Temple and the siege at Masada
The ancient Greece of Odysseus by Peter Connolly( Book )

6 editions published between 1986 and 1999 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the involvement of Odysseus and the other Greek heroes in the Trojan War and the hardships and adventures endured by Odysseus on his way home from the war. Site reconstructions, photographs, and other archeological evidence depict the civilization of the Greek world at the time of this legendary story
 
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Alternative Names
Conolly, Peter 1935-2012

Konnoly, Pēter 1935-2012

コノリー, ピーター

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PompeiiGreece and Rome at warThe legend of OdysseusTiberius Claudius Maximus : the legionaryAncient GreeceThe GreeksThe Roman fortThe Holy Land