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Connolly, Peter 1935-

Overview
Works: 82 works in 462 publications in 13 languages and 14,351 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Pictorial works  Military history  Biography  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Historical television programs  Biographical television programs 
Roles: Author, Interviewee, Illustrator, zxx, Creator, Contributor
Classifications: DE59, 937.6
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Peter Connolly
The ancient city : life in classical Athens & Rome by Peter Connolly( Book )

25 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 2,052 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 )

35 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in 8 languages and held by 1,057 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the eruption of Mt. Vesurvius 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 )

42 editions published between 1981 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,057 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 1986 and 1993 in 5 languages and held by 896 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
The Roman army by Peter Connolly( Book )

36 editions published between 1975 and 1996 in 7 languages and held by 643 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 )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the history of the early civilization of Greece, as well as, their architecture, art, sports, poetry, drama, and music
Ancient Rome by Peter Connolly( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in German and English and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses what life was like in ancient Rome
The Greek armies by Peter Connolly( Book )

24 editions published between 1977 and 1985 in 5 languages and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Colorful drawings, maps, and diagrams recreate exciting moments form the lives and times of the classical Greek army
The Holy Land by Peter Connolly( Book )

26 editions published between 1983 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 470 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 Roman fort by Peter Connolly( Book )

12 editions published between 1991 and 1999 in English and held by 467 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
Hannibal and the enemies of Rome by Peter Connolly( Book )

13 editions published between 1977 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 435 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
Tiberius Claudius Maximus : the cavalryman by Peter Connolly( Book )

19 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reconstructs the later career of Tiberius Claudius Maximus, a cavalry officer who served under Trajan during his wars in Central Europe and the Middle East. Military life, strategy, and weaponry of the era are presented in color illustrations and explanatory accompanying text
Tiberius Claudius Maximus : the legionary by Peter Connolly( Book )

15 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reconstructs the early career of Tiberius Claudius Maximus, a Roman soldier who served under Trajan during his wars in Central Europe and the Middle East. Military life, strategy, and weaponry of the era are presented in color illustrations and explanatory accompanying text
Oxford first ancient history by Roy E. C Burrell( Book )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of the ancient world from the earliest civilizations to the fall of the Roman Empire in the stories of conquerors and common people, myths and legends, and the making and keeping huge empires intact
The Romans by Joan Forman( Book )

4 editions published between 1978 and 1991 in English and held by 366 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 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the civilization of the ancient Egyptians
Colosseum : Rome's arena of death by Peter Connolly( Book )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using state-of-the-art computer graphics, this book brings the world of Ancient Rome to life and shows how and why this most extraordinary of human monuments was built. The Colosseum was home to the most violent and deadly spectator sports in history, and the making of many 'gladiator' heroes
I, Caesar : the rise and fall of the Roman Empire( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 217 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 )

3 editions published between 1983 and 1987 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text, pictures, photographs, and maps present the history of the Jews under Herod and Pontius Pilate, until the destruction of the Temple and the end of Judea
 
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The ancient city : life in classical Athens & Rome
Alternative Names
Conolly, Peter 1935-2012

Konnoly, Pēter 1935-2012

Peter Connolly britischer Autor, Illustrator und Experte für griechisch-römische Geschichte

Peter Connolly britisk historikar

Peter Connolly britisk historiker

Peter Connolly Brits historicus (1935-2012)

Peter Connolly brittisk historiker

Peter Connolly storico e illustratore britannico

Коннолли, Питер

Питър Коноли

コノリー, ピーター

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PompeiiGreece and Rome at warThe legend of OdysseusAncient GreeceAncient RomeThe Holy LandThe Roman fortTiberius Claudius Maximus : the cavalryman