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Rome, the biography of a city

Author: Christopher Hibbert
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, 1985.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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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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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Hibbert
ISBN: 0393019845 9780393019841
OCLC Number: 11344103
Description: ix, 387 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: 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.
Responsibility: Christopher Hibbert.

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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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