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Roma attira amore, ammirazione, paura e rispetto eccetera. An interesting passage about the influence of mythraeism on early Christianity.

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Nonostante dl bizzarre teorie sostangano che ben altre siano le leve delle azioni umane a queste sto contento e i discorsi coerentemente filano. Maybe that’s because these overlap with Augias’ own lifetime and are therefore described more vividly, maybe because I didn’t have as much prior knowledge about Italy under fascism or during and after WWII.

Roma raccontata con grande maestria, come sempre lui sa fare. An interesting, anecdotal history of Rome, well-told even in translation but somewhat randomly organized. Scoprire Roma raccontando gli episodi legati ai luoghi e viceversa partire da una storia, un aneddoto o un episodio per scoprire un luogo. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Ancient history and 20th century history rest by one another on the streets of Rome, and Augias incorporates events from both and the centuries in between.


I Segreti Di Roma

Ottimo modo per vedere Roma da punti di vista diversi dai soliti!! It’s neither a travelogue nor a tour guide. I wouldn’t want to use it for a class, but I might take it with me when I go back to Rome someday.

But is nice in pieces just wish it held together ro,a. The Secrets of Rome: May 19, Iniville rated it it was amazing Shelves: Lists with This Book. You can tell he loves Rome, but he always had to get back to a story augiqs he was telling, and it interrupted the narrative arc by jumping back and forth within stories.

Bellissimo, interessante e ben scritto. Segretk book also reveals how Silvio Berlusconi managed to acquire his fabulous estate in Arcore spoiler: I enjoyed this book, but I didn’t enjoy all of it enough to really recommend it for someone who wasn’t going to be making a trip to the city soon.

I Segreti Di Roma : Corrado Augias :

In the mold of his earlier histories of Paris, New York, and London, Augias moves perceptively through twenty-seven centuries of Roman life, shedding new light on a cast of famous, and infamous, historical figures and uncovering secrets and conspiracies that have shaped the city without our ever knowing it. View all 4 comments.

It ddi like reading a gossip book about segrrti figures. If they were grouped together by location, or by period I think I would have connected with the stories a little bit more. Pietro in Vincoli, the Jewish Ghetto, the non-Catholic Cemetary in Ostiense, Ostia Antica, the Via Sacra, not to mention some Church history which will be interesting to anyone like myself who’s never studied it. I borrowed this one from Borders, and I may yet buy it akgias some point.


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I am ready to go back and look for all srgreti places on my own. I guess like the city, it lives on, but it felt like we were going to get some sort of author’s closing thoughts to pull stories together to coalesce the history that ranged over 2, years. Chapters can be read sequentially or not.

Pourtant, quelque chose manque cruellement: If the history of humankind is all passion and uproar, then, as the author notes, “for centuries Rome has been the mirror of this history, reflecting with excruciating accuracy every detail, aaugias those that segrdti cause you to avert your gaze.

La tecnica narrativa scelta viene spiegata attraverso una citazione che riporto liberamente: Jun 20, Garnette rated it it was amazing.

The book is a little scattered and could use a unifying idea or strand to tie all of it together. Nonostante un altro citato chiamato in forza abbia definito il Tevere e limitrofe un rio giallastro case ecc muri ecc.

Sep 09, Guy Cranswick rated it liked it. I read the majority of this book while I was sick in bed one weekend.