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Rome Encounter

Author : Cristian Bonetto
ISBN : 9781742205052
Genre : Travel
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What will your Rome Encounter Be? Admiring the brush-clutching rebel, Caravaggio, at the Villa Borghese Nibbling aperitivi and flaking out on funky furniture at Freni e Frizioni Gazing into the Gallery of Mirrors in Palazzo Doria Pamphilj, Rome s snack-sized Versailles Locking lips, and padlocks, on the Ponte Milvio Finding your inner fashionista on the streets of Monti Getting into the counterculture groove in Rome s centri sociali (social centres) Discover Twice The City In Half The Time Full-color pull-out map and detailed neighborhood maps for easy navigation Our Italian author recommends the very best sights, restaurants, shops and entertainment Unique itineraries and highlights help you plan the perfect short break in the Eternal City Local experts reveal Rome s secrets: from leading archaeologist Fausto Zevi to Francesco Apreda, Executive Chef at on-trend Im go
Category: Travel

Rome Encounter Travel Guide

Author : Cristian Bonetto
ISBN : 1741049318
Genre : Travel
File Size : 50.93 MB
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The Rome Encounter guide gives you twice the city in half the time.Rome is the original blockbuster city, at once eternal and vibrantly contemporary. Explore its artistic heritage, savour its tastes - this is la dolce vita, baby!This pared-down number is ideal for quick trips - it's less accommodation, more neighbourhood highlights and the best of local knowledge. * Full-colour pull-out map and detailed neighbourhood maps * Interviews with locals give you the real Rome lowdown * Expert author's top tips on art, fashion, food and fun * City itineraries to suit every taste
Category: Travel

Rome

Author : Tim Jepson
ISBN : 0749505664
Genre : Rome (Italy)
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Category: Rome (Italy)

Rome Enters The Greek East

Author : Arthur M. Eckstein
ISBN : 9781118293546
Genre : History
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This volume examines the period from Rome's earliest involvement inthe eastern Mediterranean to the establishment of Romangeopolitical dominance over all the Greek states from the AdriaticSea to Syria by the 180s BC. Applies modern political theory to ancient Mediterraneanhistory, taking a Realist approach to its analysis of Romaninvolvement in the Greek Mediterranean Focuses on the harsh nature of interactions among states underconditions of anarchy while examining the conduct of both Rome andGreek states during the period, and focuses on what the concepts ofmodern political science can tell us about ancient internationalrelations Includes detailed discussion of the crisis that convulsed theGreek world in the last decade of the third century BC Provides a balanced portrait of Roman militarism andimperialism in the Hellenistic world
Category: History

Sacred Encounters From Rome To Jerusalem

Author : Tamara Park
ISBN : 9780830836239
Genre : Religion
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Tamara Park and a couple of friends flew to Rome and from there followed the footsteps of Helena, mother of the first Christian emperor of ancient Rome, on a meandering path to Jerusalem. Along the way, she sat on all sorts of benches and talked with all sorts of people about how they thought of God. This book is that story.
Category: Religion

The Hellenistic World And The Coming Of Rome

Author : Erich S. Gruen
ISBN : 0520057376
Genre : History
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In this revisionist study of Roman imperialism in the Greek world, Gruen considers the Hellenistic context within which Roman expansion took place. The evidence discloses a preponderance of Greek rather than Roman ideas: a noteworthy readiness on the part of Roman policymakers to adjust to Hellenistic practices rather than to impose a system of their own.
Category: History

Shakespeare S Roman Trilogy

Author : Paul A. Cantor
ISBN : 9780226462653
Genre : Political Science
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Paul A. Cantor first probed Shakespeare’s Roman plays—Coriolanus, Julius Caeser, and Antony and Cleopatra—in his landmark Shakespeare’s Rome (1976). With Shakespeare’s Roman Trilogy, he now argues that these plays form an integrated trilogy that portrays the tragedy not simply of their protagonists but of an entire political community. Cantor analyzes the way Shakespeare chronicles the rise and fall of the Roman Republic and the emergence of the Roman Empire. The transformation of the ancient city into a cosmopolitan empire marks the end of the era of civic virtue in antiquity, but it also opens up new spiritual possibilities that Shakespeare correlates with the rise of Christianity and thus the first stirrings of the medieval and the modern worlds. More broadly, Cantor places Shakespeare’s plays in a long tradition of philosophical speculation about Rome, with special emphasis on Machiavelli and Nietzsche, two thinkers who provide important clues on how to read Shakespeare’s works. In a pathbreaking chapter, he undertakes the first systematic comparison of Shakespeare and Nietzsche on Rome, exploring their central point of contention: Did Christianity corrupt the Roman Empire or was the corruption of the Empire the precondition of the rise of Christianity? Bringing Shakespeare into dialogue with other major thinkers about Rome, Shakespeare’s Roman Trilogy reveals the true profundity of the Roman Plays.
Category: Political Science

Rome And The Barbarians 100 B C A D 400

Author : Thomas S. Burns
ISBN : 0801873061
Genre : History
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The barbarians of antiquity, so long a fixture of the public imagination as the savages who sacked and destroyed Rome, emerge in this colorful, richly textured history as a much more complex—and far more interesting—factor in the expansion, and eventual unmaking, of the Roman Empire. Thomas S. Burns marshals an abundance of archeological and literary evidence, as well as three decades of study and experience, to bring forth an unusually far-sighted and wide-ranging account of the relations between Romans and non-Romans along the frontiers of western Europe from the last years of the Republic into late antiquity. Looking at a 500-year time span beginning with early encounters between barbarians and Romans around 100 B.C. and ending with the spread of barbarian settlement in the western Empire around A.D. 400, Burns removes the barbarians from their narrow niche as invaders and conquerors and places them in the broader context of neighbors, (sometimes bitter) friends, and settlers. His nuanced history subtly shows how Rome's relations with the barbarians—and vice versa—slowly but inexorably evolved from general ignorance, hostility, and suspicion toward tolerance, synergy, and integration. What he describes is, in fact, a drawn-out period of acculturation, characterized more by continuity than by change and conflict and leading to the creation of a new Romano-barbarian hybrid society and culture that anticipated the values and traditions of medieval civilization.
Category: History

Ancient Rome

Author : Matthew Dillon
ISBN : 9781136761362
Genre : History
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A companion volume to the highly successful and widely used Ancient Greece, this Sourcebook is a valuable resource for students at all levels studying ancient Rome. Lynda Garland and Matthew Dillon present an extensive range of material, from the early Republic to the assassination of Julius Caesar. Providing a comprehensive coverage of all important documents pertaining to the Roman Republic, Ancient Rome includes: source material on political developments in the Roman Republic (509–44 BC) detailed chapters on social phenomena, such as Roman religion, slavery and freedmen, women and the family, and the public face of Rome clear, precise translations of documents taken not only from historical sources, but also from inscriptions, laws and decrees, epitaphs, graffiti, public speeches, poetry, private letters and drama concise up-to-date bibliographies and commentaries for each document and chapter a definitive collection of source material on the Roman Republic. All students of ancient Rome and classical studies will find this textbook invaluable at all levels of study.
Category: History

Rome

Author : Clarence Greig
ISBN : 0721403816
Genre : Civilization, Ancient
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Highly pictorial, these Eyewitness Travel Guides are now offered in a tenth anniversary edition, with all the information savvy travelers need to know.
Category: Civilization, Ancient