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Rome (Modern city)

  • The Smiles of Romeby Susan Cahill

    Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.00

    Take a Roman holiday with some of the world?s greatest writers Explore the Palatine with Elizabeth Bowen. Visit the temple of the Vestal Virgins with Georgina Masson. Analyze Michelangelo?s Moses with Sigmund Freud. Stroll through ancient streets with Goethe and with Henry James. Share Alice Steinbach?s midnight epiphany on a shabby hotel balcony.... more...

  • Patrons and Adversariesby Caroline Castiglione

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 35.00

    Four generations of the aristocratic Barberini family and its "vassals" clashed over how the early modern Roman countryside should be governed. Villagers cultivated noble interference, but they frequently resisted it through the strategies of adversarial literacy, and political ways of reading and writing, that challenged the noble hegemony. more...

  • Romeby Christine Dugan

    Shell Education 2007; US$ 8.99

    Ancient Rome was a city of rich history that influenced others in many ways, including politics, architecture, and language. Even though the Roman Empire ended in A.D. 476, its legacy still lives on today. more...

  • Rom - eine Biografieby Stephan Elbern

    Nünnerich Asmus Verlag & Media 2013; US$ 9.45

    Menschen prägen eine Stadt und geben ihr ein Gesicht. Kaum eine Stadt hat so viel zu erzählen wie Rom: Mythische Gründer und Könige, charismatische Kaiser und unsterbliche Feldherren, großartige Dichter und ewigwährende Denker, göttliche Künstler und faszinierende Päpste, politische Revolutionäre und geistliche Reformatoren hat Rom hervorgebracht.... more...

  • Strolling Through Romeby Mario Erasmo

    I.B.Tauris 2015; US$ 14.95

    Rome, the Eternal City - birthplace of western civilisation and soul of the ancient world - has a history that stretches back two thousand five hundred years. It is also one of the most-visited places in the world, but where does one begin to delve into two millennia of history, culture, art and architecture, whilst also navigating the vibrant modern... more...

  • Rom und Mailand in der Spätantikeby Therese Fuhrer

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 0.00

    The multidisciplinary contributions to this collection of papers look at Rome as the cultural and Milan as the political capital in the 4th and 5th centuries. In the literature of the time both cities were perceived as spaces in which the political and clerical power struggles, and the political and cultural changes which were so important... more...

  • 101 Amazing Facts about Ancient Romeby Jack Goldstein

    Andrews UK 2014; US$ 2.99

    Do you know what the ancient Romans used instead of soap? Which emperor made his horse into a senator? Who was the god of music, light and truth? And how would a gladiator request an honourable death in battle? All these questions and more are answered in this fascinating easy-to-read guide to ancient Rome. Whether you are studying the subject and... more...

  • The English in Rome, 1362?1420by Margaret Harvey

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 52.00

    A study of the English community in Rome between 1362 and 1420 in its political, commercial and religious setting. more...

  • The Seven Hills of Romeby Grant Heiken; Renato Funiciello; Donatella de Rita; Walter Veltroni

    Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 30.95

    From humble beginnings, Rome became perhaps the greatest intercontinental power in the world. Why did this historic city become so much more influential than its neighbor, nearby Latium, which was peopled by more or less the same stock? Over the years, historians, political analysts, and sociologists have discussed this question ad infinitum , without... more...

  • Evicted from Eternityby Michael Herzfeld

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 30.00

    Modern Rome is a city rife with contradictions. Once the seat of ancient glory, it is now often the object of national contempt. It plays a significant part on the world stage, but the concerns of its residents are often deeply parochial. And while they live in the seat of a world religion, Romans can be vehemently anticlerical. These tensions... more...