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The Barrington Atlas, created by the Classical Atlas Project (now, the Ancient World Mapping Center), is a reference work of permanent value. It has an exceptionally broad appeal to everyone worldwide with an interest in ancient Greeks and Romans, the lands they penetrated, and the peoples and cultures they encountered in Europe, North Africa and Western Asia. Scholars and libraries should all find it essential, although it is not just for them. It is also for students, travelers and lovers of fine cartography.
For the new millennium the Barrington Atlas brings the ancient past back to life in an unforgettably vivid and inspiring way.
The atlas was published in September 2000; pre-publication orders have already being shipped. The Barrington Atlas can be purchased from local booksellers and the major online booksellers. You can also read more about the publication, or order a copy directly from the publisher, on Princeton University Press' Barrington Atlas page.
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The Ancient World Mapping Center has a growing set of on-line resources related to the Barrington Atlas and to other aspects of ancient geography and cartography. By visiting the AWMC web site, you can find updates to the Barrington Atlas; free, downloable maps for educational use; and articles about new discoveries. The Classical Atlas Project web site (this page) remains available on the web for historical reasons, but it will not be updated in the future. For all updates, please visit http://www.unc.edu/awmc.
More About the Atlas and the Atlas Project:
Latest News (updated: 10 February 2001)
Locator Map, Layout & Map Order
Credits (updated: 12 March 2003)
Awards & Kudos
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