Rome, the biography of a city


Format:
Book


Author(s):
Hibbert, Christopher


Keyword(s):
Geschichte. Rome (Italy) -- History. Rome (Italie) -- Histoire. Rom.


Year:
1985


Pages:
ix, 387 p.


Publisher:
W.W. Norton


Publisher location:
New York


Accession number:
11344103


Label:
Box 137


Notes:
ill. ; 26 cm. Myths, monarchs and republicans -- Imperial Rome -- Bread and circuses -- Catacombs and Christians -- Infamy and anarchy -- Saints, tyrants and anti-popes -- 'The refuge of all the nations' -- Renaissance and decadence -- Patrons and parasites -- The sack of Rome -- Recovery and reform -- Bernini and the Baroque -- Il settecento -- Napoleonic interlude -- The Risorgimento and the Roman question -- Royal Rome -- Roma fascista. Includes bibliographical references (p. 371-[374]) and index. Christopher Hibbert. Book


Language:
English


Call number:
LC: DG808; Dewey: 945/.632


ISBN:
ISBN: 0393019845; 9780393019841 LCCN: 84-22684


Edition:
1st American


Research notes:
Dust jacket flap at p. 343


Abstract:
Traces the history of Rome from legendary times to the modern city of today including notes on principal buildings and works of art.


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