Finding Ancient Rome
Walks in the City
Chapter Four - The Campus Martius
Note: internal links to other chapters of the book are inactive in the sample chapter.
Different formats are available:
- Ch4_CampusMartius_mobi7.mobi (2.42 MB, "old" mobipocket format, suitable for pre-2009 e-readers)
- Ch4_CampusMartius.azw3 (3.36 MB, format also known as kf8 and mobi8, for Kindles dated 2012 or later)
- Ch4_CampusMartius.epub (4.18 MB, compatible with iPad/iPhone, Kobo, Nook and a large number of other e-readers)
- Ch4_CampusMartius.pdf (4.35 MB, printable and viewable by many applications. The character encoding is Unicode, which means it is not searchable by applications that do not support Unicode, such as Apple’s “Preview” PDF reader, whereas Acrobat and most other PDF readers work fine.)
How to transfer the ebook:
(Folder names and locations may be slightly different depending on the language and model of the e-reader.)
TO A KINDLE
- Connect the Kindle to the computer using the USB cable.
The Kindle will appear as a removable volume.
- For a Paperwhite: copy the file Ch4_CampusMartius.azw3 to the Documents folder on the Kindle.
- For a Kindle Fire Tablet: copy the file Ch4_CampusMartius.azw3 to the Books folder on the Kindle.
- For pre-2012 Kindles and older devices: copy the file Ch4_CampusMartius_mobi7.mobi to the Documents folder. For some models, it may be necessary to rename the file "Ch4_CampusMartius.prc".
TO A NOOK, KOBO, OR OTHER GENERIC READER
- Connect the e-reader to the computer using the USB cable.
The device will appear as a removable volume.
- Copy the file Ch4_CampusMartius.epub to the Documents or Books folder on the e-reader device.
TO AN IPAD OR IPHONE
With a Mac and iBooks (all Macs running OS X 10 have iBooks installed as part of the base software).
- Right-click on the file "Ch4_CampusMartius.epub" to reveal the
"Open With..." menu. Choose iBooks. This will import the file into iBooks, which can then be
closed once the book is visible.
- Connect the iPad or iPhone to the computer using the USB cable.
- Launch iTunes.
- Click on the name of the device in the leftmost column.
- Click on "Books" at top of the main window.
- Click "Selected Books" under "Synch Books" and look for "Finding Ancient Rome" in the list
midway down. Tick the checkbox.
- Click "Apply". Once the synchronisation is complete, use iBooks on the device to load the book.
TO AN ANDROID SMARTPHONE OR TABLET
Android devices offer readers for epub (Universal Book Reader, Google Play Books and many other applications), azw3 (Kindle), and PDF files.
For the Kindle app:
- Use a USB cable or Bluetooth to transfer the file "Ch4_CampusMartius.azw3" to the device (at any location).
- Rename the azw3 file to Ch4_CampusMartius.prc.
- Move the file Ch4_CampusMartius.prc to: Android/data/com.amazon.kindle/files
- Launch the Kindle app - the file will appear in the "Device" list of books.
For the Google Play Books app: This requires logging in to google.com and uploading the epub first to
https://play.google.com/books, then synchronising the device.
TO OTHER DEVICES
For generic epub and PDF readers, the appropriate file can generally be transferred by USB cable or by Bluetooth.