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ISBN: 0140070788 / ISBN-13: 9780140070781

Rome, the Biography of a City

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This study captures the scenic bewuty and many-layered past ofthe Eternal City. From its quasi-mythical origins, through the opulent glory of ... Show synopsis

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  • Rome: The Biography of a City (Penguin Books) – Trade paperback (1988)
    by Christopher Hibbert

    Rome: The Biography of a City

    Trade paperback, Penguin Books
    1988
    English
    387 pages

    ISBN: 0140070788
    ISBN-13: 9780140070781

    This beautifully written, informative study is a portrait, a history and a superb guide book, capturing fully the seductive beauty and the many layered past of the Eternal City. It covers 3,000 years of history from the city's quasi-mythical origins, through the Etruscan kings, the opulent glory of classical Rome, the decadence and decay of the Middle Ages and the beauty and corruption of the Renaissance, to its time at the heart of Mussolini's fascist Italy. Exploring the city's streets and buildings, peopled with popes, ... Show more

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