From Italy’s popular author Corrado Augias comes the most intriguing .. Mi aspettavo un qualcosa di simile ad una ‘guida turistica’ ai segreti di Roma. I segreti di Roma – Ebook written by Corrado Augias. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. I Segreti Di Roma by Corrado Augias, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.
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Augias ci porta a spasso per Roma in varie epoche storiche e riesce facilmente a conciliare storia dell’arte, politica, storia sociale, architettura, antropologia I felt like every chapter had wegreti insights about the history of the city of Rome, the people that have lived there over the years, and the scandals that have shaped it’s story. Non posso che applaudire alla passione che queste parole trasmettono. If you are planning a few days there you really should use this book to review years of history on the very spots.
I Segreti Di Roma
Nonostante un altro citato ro,a in forza abbia definito il Tevere e limitrofe un rio giallastro case ecc muri ecc. Return to Book Page. From Italy’s popular author Corrado Augias comes the most intriguing exploration of Rome ever to be published. Chapters can be read sequentially or not.
Roma attira amore, ammirazione, paura e rispetto eccetera. Open Preview See a Problem? Of course, antiquity, the Renaissance and World War II feature strongly, but stories from lesser known periods were new to me.
Instead it felt like Augias included sgreti recollections within the context of the historical bits that didn’t always seem to make logical sense of why they were included. View all 4 comments. No trivia or quizzes yet.
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Mi ha dato spunti su nuovi luoghi da visitare. Mar 20, Penny Cipolone rated it segrehi liked it. An interesting passage about the influence of mythraeism on early Christianity.
It provides a complete itenerary to Caravaggio’s churches, Michelangelo’s Moses in S.
The whole thing suffered that way to by jumping from the days of the Caesars ei Cinecitta to Caravaggio. Roma ha tante facce quanti sono i suoi secoli di vita. You can tell he loves Rome, but he always had to romaa back to a story that he was telling, and it interrupted the narrative arc by jum I felt like every chapter had some insights about the history of the city of Rome, the people that have lived there over the years, and the scandals that have shaped it’s story.
Pourtant, quelque chose manque cruellement: Une Rome plus intime en quelque sorte.
A cross between a travelogue, a history and a memoir. Also, a detailed account of the events surrounding the Fosse Ardeatine and Jewish deportation and Nazi occupation in general, not to mention the Allied liberation. Aug 13, Linda rated it liked it. Autias am ready to go back and look for all these places on my own.
Along the way he discusses Caesar, Nero, Michelangelo, and several corrupt Popes.
The Secrets of Rome: Love and Death in the Eternal City
It is a book about Rome, written with soul and introspection. The book also reveals how Silvio Berlusconi managed to acquire his fabulous estate in Arcore spoiler: I found that the more recent chapters resonated most. Jan 11, Lilias rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Lo sono mooooolto meno se ad esempio eoma parla di Roma.
Sep 09, Guy Cranswick rated it liked it. You can tell he loves Rome, but he always had to get back to a story that he was telling, and it interrupted the narrative arc by jumping back and forth within stories. I’ve been telling myself I should find out more about Rome for five years, but not really knowing where to start.
Any visit to Rome cannot but benefit from this book.
Want to Read Currently Reading Read. An interesting, anecdotal history of Rome, well-told even in translation but somewhat randomly organized.
He is an atheist. Londra non accende proprio. Fornisce un sacco di spunti per approfondire, se si vuole. Refresh and try again. Perfect background reading for my upcoming trip to Rome. With roka much of the book focused on the people and places of Rome, I would have liked some illustrations of the buildings, art, and portraits of the people that were at the center of these stories romx bring them to life just that little bit extra.
Books by Corrado Augias. The stories highlight various bits of history and later, as I walked through Rome, I could recognize remnants of that history.
Even the familiar stories like that of the rise of Caesar had new and different insights that deepened my excitement to revisit the “Eternal City. He doesn’t follow chronological order, but of course visitors don’t experience the city that way either; I really loved this book, primarily because it exactly suited my needs at the time.
Along the way he discusses Caesar, Nero, Michelangel This is the type of history book that can only be written by a native of the city augiaas it is about. The history of Rome could never fit into one book so Augias chooses the stories that he deems befitting of the city’s personality.