Chronicles of Old Rome

Chronicles of Old Rome : Exploring Italy's Eternal City

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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, the site of Audrey Hepburn s "Roman Holiday.""show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 271 pages
  • 132.08 x 200.66 x 17.78mm | 362.87g
  • Museyon Guides
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • colour illustrations, maps
  • 0984633448
  • 9780984633449
  • 1,069,904

About Tamara Thiessen

Tamara Thiessen is an Australian author, photographer, and travel writer whose work has been featured in a variety of publications, including "Conde Nast Traveller," "DK Eyewitness Guide to Italy," the "Globe and Mail," "National Geographic Traveller," and the "Sydney Morning Herald."show more
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