‘Classical Liverpool: language, sculpture and architecture’ will help you to appreciate the rich heritage of the world of Greece and Rome that the city offers. It translates the Latin inscriptions that you can see, and explains their significance. You will be able to understand the public sculpture that depends for its full effect on the knowledge of the gods and goddesses of the Greeks and Romans, and their associated myths, legends and symbols. If you want to study classical architecture, go into Liverpool, look around, and look up. This book will tell you what to look for and where to find it. A series of walks with maps is integrated into the work so that it can be used as a guidebook, and it is fully indexed with cross references. Most architectural features are illustrated with photographs, to give you enjoyment and fresh insights into Liverpool’s great classical tradition.
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