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The writing on the wall

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Starting from the statue of King Edward VII outside the station, the reader embarks upon a journey of discovery through the remarkable and chequered history of Reading, uncovering some of the town's hidden treasures and recalling the individuals who have made the town what it is today. Peter Kruschwitz, a Classics scholar and specialist in the Latin language and its history, uses these questions as his starting point in The Writing on the Wall: Decoding Reading’s Latin Inscriptions. In it he reveals a fascinating range of texts chosen from the wealth of Reading’s Latin inscriptions. Starting from the statue of King Edward VII outside the station, the reader embarks upon a journey of discovery through the remarkable and checkered history of this town, uncovering some of Reading’s hidden treasures and recalling the individuals who have made the town what it is
today. Whom, or what, should we remember? And why? Knowledge, true or false, that passes on from one generation to another forms part of a tradition, a legacy. We need to understand that legacy in order to preserve and appreciate the rich heritage we have been left.
Good quality book, with relevant images on cover.

Item details

Author(s):
Peter Kruschwitz
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1901677990
ISBN-13:
9781901677997
Number of pages:
112
Publisher:
Two Rivers
Title:
The writing on the wall

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Starting from the statue of King Edward VII outside the station, the reader embarks upon a journey of discovery through the remarkable and chequered history of Reading, uncovering some of the town's hidden treasures and recalling the individuals who have made the town what it is today. Peter Kruschwitz, a Classics scholar and specialist in the Latin language and its history, uses these questions as his starting point in The Writing on the Wall: Decoding Reading’s Latin Inscriptions. In it he reveals a fascinating range of texts chosen from the wealth of Reading’s Latin inscriptions. Starting from the statue of King Edward VII outside the station, the reader embarks upon a journey of discovery through the remarkable and checkered history of this town, uncovering some of Reading’s hidden treasures and recalling the individuals who have made the town what it is
today. Whom, or what, should we remember? And why? Knowledge, true or false, that passes on from one generation to another forms part of a tradition, a legacy. We need to understand that legacy in order to preserve and appreciate the rich heritage we have been left.
Good quality book, with relevant images on cover.

Author(s):
Peter Kruschwitz
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1901677990
ISBN-13:
9781901677997
Number of pages:
112
Publisher:
Two Rivers
Title:
The writing on the wall

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