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Chronicles of Old Rome: Exploring Italy’s Eternal City

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by
Tamara Thiessen

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 273 pages

File size: 44.7 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

Discover la dolce vita on this grand tour of Italy’s historic capital told through 30 dramatic true stories spanning nearly 3,000 years, plus detailed walking tours complete with easy-to-read maps. From the Curia Pompei, site of Julius Caesar’s assassination in 44 BC, to the Borgia Apartments in the Vatican, see the real-life places where history happened in this richly illustrated guide. Along with infamous power games between heroes and villains, you will find Rome’s smart and powerful women, such as Agrippina, St. Agnes, Margherita, Artemisia and more. Then relax like Goethe and Keats at the Cafe Greco, Rome’s chicest coffee bar since 1760 or visit the Palazzo Colonna, site of Audrey Hepburn’s Roman Holiday. The sweet life indeed! Chronicles of Old Rome appeals to history buffs, locals and tourists alike, with: -Intriguing profiles of historic and cultural figures including Julius Caesar, Cicero, Puccini, Bernini and Fellini -More than 300 photographs and illustrations -6 Easy-to-follow neighborhood walking tours with detailed maps -Complete Index -Cover design by Jose Antonio Contreras

Discover la dolce vita on this grand tour of Italy’s historic capital told through 30 dramatic true stories spanning nearly 3,000 years, plus detailed walking tours complete with easy-to-read maps. From the Curia Pompei, site of Julius Caesar’s assassination in 44 BC, to the Borgia Apartments in the Vatican, see the real-life places where history happened in this richly illustrated guide. Along with infamous power games between heroes and villains, you will find… (more)

Discover la dolce vita on this grand tour of Italy’s historic capital told through 30 dramatic true stories spanning nearly 3,000 years, plus detailed walking tours complete with easy-to-read maps. From the Curia Pompei, site of Julius Caesar’s assassination in 44 BC, to the Borgia Apartments in the Vatican, see the real-life places where history happened in this richly illustrated guide. Along with infamous power games between heroes and villains, you will find Rome’s smart and powerful women, such as Agrippina, St. Agnes, Margherita, Artemisia and more. Then relax like Goethe and Keats at the Cafe Greco, Rome’s chicest coffee bar since 1760 or visit the Palazzo Colonna, site of Audrey Hepburn’s Roman Holiday. The sweet life indeed! Chronicles of Old Rome appeals to history buffs, locals and tourists alike, with: -Intriguing profiles of historic and cultural figures including Julius Caesar, Cicero, Puccini, Bernini and Fellini -More than 300 photographs and illustrations -6 Easy-to-follow neighborhood walking tours with detailed maps -Complete Index -Cover design by Jose Antonio Contreras

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