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  • Potiphar's Wifeby Kieran Tapsell

    ATF Press 2014; US$ 24.95

    The ‘cover-up’ of child sexual abuse by the Catholic Church has been occurring under the pontificate of six popes since 1922. For 1500 years, the Catholic Church accepted that clergy who sexually abused children deserved to be stripped of their status as priests and then imprisoned. A series of papal and Council decrees from the twelfth century... more...

  • Roman Italy, 338 BC - AD 200by Kathryn Lomas

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 41.95

    This work gives students of all levels access to a comprehensive collection of primary sources on the early history of Italy, from the early expansion of Roman power to the first emmergence of Italy as a unified and cultural political unit. The sources, presented in translation, cover the Roman conquest of Italy, the mechanisms used by Rome to govern... more...

  • Let's Go Budget Florenceby Inc. Harvard Student Agencies

    Avalon Travel 2012; US$ 9.99

    Let's Go Budget Florence is a budget traveler's ticket to getting the most out of a trip to Florence and Tuscany?without breaking the bank. Whether you want to tour through the Uffizi, take a cheesy picture at the Leaning Tower of Pisa, or root for your favorite neighborhood at Siena's Palio, this slim, easy-to-carry guide is packed with dollar-saving... more...

  • Let's Go Italyby Inc. Harvard Student Agencies

    Avalon Travel 2010; US$ 19.95

    Italy is the place for amazing food, the best vino, epic art, unparalleled natural beauties, and some seriously tight leather pants. The Let's Go student researchers endured gallons of gelato, pounds of pizza, miles of museums, countless clubs, and as many ruins as the Romans left behind ? all to bring travelers the most comprehensive coverage of... more...

  • Artifacts from Ancient Romeby James Tschen-Emmons

    ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 100.00

    When Roman objects and artifacts are properly analyzed, they serve as valuable primary sources for learning about ancient history. This book provides the guidance and relevant historical context students need to see relics as evidence of long-past events and society. more...

  • Rom und Mailand in der Spätantikeby Therese Fuhrer

    De Gruyter 2011; 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 for the... more...

  • Apocalypse in Romeby Ronald G. Musto

    University of California Press 2003; US$ 63.00

    On May 20, 1347, Cola di Rienzo overthrew without violence the turbulent rule of Rome?s barons and the absentee popes. A young visionary and the best political speaker of his time, Cola promised Rome a return to its former greatness. Ronald G. Musto?s vivid biography of this charismatic leader?whose exploits have enlivened the work of poets, composers,... more...

  • Society and Individual in Renaissance Florenceby William J. Connell

    University of California Press 2002; US$ 68.95

    Renaissance Florence has often been described as the birthplace of modern individualism, as reflected in the individual genius of its great artists, scholars, and statesmen. The historical research of recent decades has instead shown that Florentines during the Renaissance remained enmeshed in relationships of family, neighborhood, guild, patronage,... more...

  • The Pope's Daughterby Caroline P. Murphy

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 12.99

    The untold story of Felice della Rovere, the illegitimate daughter of Pope Julius II, and her rise to wealth and power in Renaissance Rome. more...

  • Fire in the Cityby Lauro Martines

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 18.99

    A gripping and beautifully written narrative that reads like a novel, Fire in the City presents a compelling account of a key moment in the history of the Renaissance, illuminating the remarkable man who dominated the period, the charismatic Savonarola. Lauro Martines, whose decades of scholarship have made him one of the most admired historians... more...