Andrea Carandini

Andrea Carandini

Editor of The Atlas of Ancient Rome

About the Editor


Andrea Carandini is professor emeritus of archaeology at La Sapienza University of Rome. He has supervised some of the most important archaeological excavations in Rome and was instrumental in the discovery of the ancient Palatine Wall and the earliest phase of the Sanctuary of Vesta. He is president of the Italian National Trust. His many books include Rome: Day One (Princeton).

Andrea Carandini, editor of The Atlas of Ancient Rome, discusses:


  • The appeal of the Atlas
  • Why Rome requires such a special atlas
  • What sets the Atlas apart from other archaeology books
  • The Atlas’ unique methodology and systematic organization
  • The scope of the project
  • The Atlas’ real world applications
  • Who will enjoy reading the book
  • And more . . .