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Connolly, Peter 1935-

Overview
Works: 122 works in 517 publications in 12 languages and 13,513 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Literature  History  Pictorial works  Illustrated works  Military history  Biography 
Roles: Author, Interviewee, Illustrator, zxx, Creator, Other, 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 )

29 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 2,000 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
Greece and Rome at war by Peter Connolly( )

52 editions published between 1981 and 2016 in English and Russian and held by 1,897 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
Pompeii by Peter Connolly( Book )

39 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in 9 languages and held by 997 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
The legend of Odysseus by Peter Connolly( Book )

20 editions published between 1986 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 850 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
Ancient Greece by Peter Connolly( Book )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 579 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 )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

22 editions published between 1977 and 1985 in 4 languages and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Colorful drawings, maps, and diagrams recreate exciting moments form the lives and times of the classical Greek army
The Greeks by Roy E. C Burrell( Book )

7 editions published between 1989 and 1997 in English and held by 448 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 Roman fort by Peter Connolly( Book )

14 editions published between 1977 and 1999 in English and held by 429 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 Greeks by Judith Crosher( Book )

7 editions published between 1974 and 1985 in English and held by 419 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 )

13 editions published between 1977 and 1989 in English and German and held by 406 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 3 languages and held by 355 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 )

10 editions published between 1988 and 1997 in English and held by 352 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
The Holy Land by Peter Connolly( Book )

30 editions published between 1979 and 2000 in 5 languages and held by 350 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
Oxford first ancient history by Roy E. C Burrell( Book )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and held by 350 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 Egyptians by Anne Millard( Book )

5 editions published between 1977 and 1988 in Spanish and English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great civilization of ancient Egypt lasted for over 3000 years. This book provides an enthralling picture of the people who created it. It shows how the first Egytians settled in the fertile Nile Valley. It vividly depicts the lives of farmers, craftsmen, scribes, noblemen, soldiers and pharaohs. We see the building of the mighty stone pyramids and temples, and the ships which transported the massive stones for them. Finally the book covers the fascinating topics of mummification, the last rites, burial and the Egyptian idea of the next world
The Romans by Roy E. C Burrell( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers two thousand years of history from the origins of Rome to the downfall of the Byzantine Empire
The Roman army by Peter Connolly( Book )

7 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 233 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
Colosseum : Rome's arena of death by Peter Connolly( Book )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 229 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
The Roman army by Peter Connolly( Book )

2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This authoritative illustrated book on the ancient Roman Army included legions and legionaries, sieges and fortifications, armour and weapons, marching and camping, battle tactics and famous battles
 
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The ancient city : life in classical Athens & Rome
Covers
Greece and Rome at warPompeiiThe legend of OdysseusAncient GreeceAncient RomeThe GreeksThe Roman fortTiberius Claudius Maximus : the cavalryman
Alternative Names
Conolly, Peter 1935-2012

Konnoly, Pēter 1935-2012

Peter Connolly 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

بيتر كونولي

코놀리, 피터 1935-2012

콘놀리, 피터 1935-2012

피터 콘놀리 1935-2012

コノリー, ピーター

コノリー, ピーター‏ 1935-2012

Languages
English (226)

German (22)

Spanish (19)

French (15)

Swedish (4)

Italian (2)

Polish (2)

Chinese (1)

Danish (1)

Russian (1)

Dutch (1)

Czech (1)