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The Resource Rome : eternal city, Ferdinand Addis

Rome : eternal city, Ferdinand Addis

Label
Rome : eternal city
Title
Rome
Title remainder
eternal city
Statement of responsibility
Ferdinand Addis
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Why does Rome continue to exert a hold on the world's imagination? Ferdinand Addis brings the myth of Rome alive by concentrating on vivid episodes from its long and unimaginably rich history. Each of his chapters is an evocative, self-contained narrative, whether it is the murder of Caesar; the near-destruction of the city by the Gauls in 390 BC; the construction of the Colosseum and the fate of the gladiators; Bernini's creation of the Baroque masterpiece that is St Peter's Basilica; the brutal crushing of republican dreams in 1849; the sinister degeneration of Mussolini's first state, or the magical, corrupt Rome of Fellini's La Dolce Vita. This is a kaleidoscopic history of a city indelibly associated with republicanism and dictatorship, Christian orthodoxy and its rivals, high art and low life in all its forms
Summary
A historian describes the history of Rome through its most dramatic moments, including the city's mythic founding in 753 BC, the murder of Caesar, the coronation of Charlemagne and the painting of the Sistine Chapel
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10741602
Cataloging source
SALS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Addis, Ferdinand
Dewey number
937
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Caesar, Julius
  • Colosseum (Rome, Italy)
  • Colosseum (Rome, Italy)
  • Basilica di San Pietro in Vaticano
  • Gladiators
  • Gauls
  • Gauls
  • Rome (Italy)
  • Rome (Italy)
  • Rome
  • Rome
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a history of Rome
Label
Rome : eternal city, Ferdinand Addis
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "An Apollo Book"
  • Colour illustrations on end papers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • cartographic image
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • cri
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000064540395
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
632 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781781851883
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
be2018041337
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly colour), maps, portraits (some colour)
System control number
(OCoLC)1079757925
Label
Rome : eternal city, Ferdinand Addis
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "An Apollo Book"
  • Colour illustrations on end papers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • cartographic image
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • cri
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000064540395
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
632 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781781851883
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
be2018041337
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly colour), maps, portraits (some colour)
System control number
(OCoLC)1079757925

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