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The Resource The eternal city : a history of Rome, Ferdinand Addis

The eternal city : a history of Rome, Ferdinand Addis

Label
The eternal city : a history of Rome
Title
The eternal city
Title remainder
a history of Rome
Statement of responsibility
Ferdinand Addis
Title variation
Rome : eternal city
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Why does Rome continue to exert a hold on our imagination? How did the "Caput mundi" come to play such a critical role in the development of Western civilization? Ferdinand Addis addresses these questions by tracing the history of the "Eternal City" told through the dramatic key moments in its history: from the mythic founding of Rome in 753 BC, via such landmarks as the murder of Caesar in 44 BC, the coronation of Charlemagne in AD 800 and the reinvention of the imperial ideal, the painting of the Sistine chapel, the trial of Galileo, Mussolini's March on Rome of 1922, the release of Fellini's La Dolce Vita in 1960, and the Occupy riots of 2011. City of the Seven Hills, spiritual home of Catholic Christianity, city of the artistic imagination, enduring symbol of our common European heritage--Rome has inspired, charmed, and tempted empire-builders, dreamers, writers, and travelers across the twenty-seven centuries of its existence. Ferdinand Addis tells this rich story in a grand narrative style for a new generation of readers."--Dust jacket
Member of
Has edition
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10741602
Cataloging source
FMG
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Addis, Ferdinand
Dewey number
945.6/3
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
DG808
LC item number
.A44 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rome (Italy)
  • Rome
  • Italy
  • Rome (Empire)
  • HISTORY / Ancient / Rome
  • HISTORY / Europe / Italy
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a history of Rome
Label
The eternal city : a history of Rome, Ferdinand Addis
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
First published in London as Rome : The Eternal City by Head of Zeus
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 593-605) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • cartographic image
  • text
Content type code
  • cri
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The wolf children -- Barbarians -- The little Carthaginian -- Concord -- The ides of March -- The art of love -- The emperor's show -- Gladiators -- A god dances -- Conquer by this! -- Under siege -- The clan -- Rome-seekers -- The laureate -- My debt to nature -- The vault of heaven -- Judgement -- The impresario -- The mine of contemplation -- Blood of Italy -- The ghetto -- The parade
Control code
on1057410432
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Pegasus Books hardcover edition.
Extent
632 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781681775425
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), maps, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)1057410432
Label
The eternal city : a history of Rome, Ferdinand Addis
Publication
Copyright
Note
First published in London as Rome : The Eternal City by Head of Zeus
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 593-605) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • cartographic image
  • text
Content type code
  • cri
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The wolf children -- Barbarians -- The little Carthaginian -- Concord -- The ides of March -- The art of love -- The emperor's show -- Gladiators -- A god dances -- Conquer by this! -- Under siege -- The clan -- Rome-seekers -- The laureate -- My debt to nature -- The vault of heaven -- Judgement -- The impresario -- The mine of contemplation -- Blood of Italy -- The ghetto -- The parade
Control code
on1057410432
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Pegasus Books hardcover edition.
Extent
632 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781681775425
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), maps, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)1057410432

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