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- ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 189.00
While the political history and prominent figures of Ancient Rome are well known, accounts of daily life in that time and place often remain untold. This fascinating encyclopedia explores this period from a social and cultural perspective, digging into the day-to-day activities of how Romans dressed, what they ate, how they worked, and what they did... more...
- Konrad Theiss Verlag 2015; US$ 30.01
Es gibt Songzeilen, die einem nicht aus dem Kopf gehen, die Zeiten und Moden überdauern. Rund 200 unvergessliche Songzeilen haben Günther Fischer und Manfred Prescher zusammengetragen: Megahits wie Celine Dions ?My Heart Will Go On? aus ?Titanic? finden sich hier ebenso wie unbekanntere Stücke aus dem Underground. Die ältesten Songs - etwa ?White Christmas?... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2015; US$ 27.50
In 1912, a young D.H. Lawrence left England for the first time and travelled to northern Italy. He spent nearly a year on the shores of Lake Garda, lodged in elegantly decaying houses set amid lemon groves and surrounded by the fading life of traditional Italy. This is a travel book unlike any other, where landscapes and people are backdrops to Lawrence's... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 114.95
Negotiating Transcultural Relations in the Early Modern Mediterranean is a study of transcultural relations between Ottoman Muslims, Christian subjects of the Venetian Republic, and other social groups in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Focusing principally on Ottoman Muslims who came to Venice and its outlying territories, and using sources... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 76.00
In comprehensive detail Margaret King analyzes the activities of the patricians who were predominant in the ranks of the humanists and who made humanist thought a powerful tool in the service of their class and of the city itself. Originally published in 1986. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.95
The archaeology of early Rome has progressed rapidly and dramatically over the last century; most recently with the discovery of the shrine of Aeneas at Lavinium and the reports of the walls of the Romulan city discovered on the city slopes of the Palatine Hill. The Archaeology of Early Rome and Latium presents the most recent discoveries in Rome... more...
- University of California Press 2014; US$ 37.95
This superb guide brings the work of Filippo Coarelli, one of the most widely published and well-known scholars of Roman topography, archeology and art, to a broad English-language audience. Conveniently organized by walking tours and illustrated throughout with clear maps, drawings, and plans, Rome and Environs: An Archaeological Guide covers all... more...
- Giles de la Mare Publishers Ltd 2014; US$ 11.99
This is the ebook version, specially revised and completely updated in 2013, of Venice: The Anthology Guide, Milton Grundy?s perennially fresh classic travel guide to the city. It is based on the sixth edition, which had itself been updated, revised and reset in 2007. It is unlike any other guide, since it conducts visitors round Venice using the observations... more...
- Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2013; US$ 64.86
Filippo Coarelli lässt in diesem Buch das antike Rom wieder auferstehen: Er führt uns vom Forum Romanum über das Tal mit dem Kolosseum, die Kaiserforen und den Palatin bis zum Kapitol. Neben der historischen Einordnung und der städtebaulichen Entwicklung erwarten den Romliebhaber detaillierte Beschreibungen der Monumente, die durch zahlreiche Grundrisse,... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95
This volume provides the first comprehensive English translation, with a substantial introduction and notes, of the writings of Caffaro of Genoa, as well as related texts and documents on Genoa and the crusades. The majority of early crusading historiography is from a northern European and clerical perspective. Here is a very different voice, one... more...