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Apr 25, Bill Gordon rated it it was amazing. Nonostante alcune bizzarre teorie sostangano che ben altre siano le leve delle azioni umane a queste sto contento rlma i discorsi coerentemente filano. La mole di informazioni rischia in ogni caso di sommergere il lettore sprovveduto deciso ad incamerare tutte le informazioni.

Roma ha tante facce quanti sono i suoi secoli di vita. Non posso che applaudire alla passione che queste parole trasmettono. Books by Corrado Augias. Along the way he discusses Caesar, Nero, Michelangelo, auguas several corrupt Popes. Want to Read saving…. Mi ha dato spunti su nuovi luoghi da visitare.

I Segreti Di Roma

Augias si interessa di numerosissimi argomenti, e ce li racconta con una scrittura limpida e coinvolgente, a tratti atmosferica. Augias is prolific and this is good but his biography of Modigliani is better. I am ready to go back and look for all these places on my own. They are very interesting but it took awhile to get used to the authors style of writing.


I also loved the use of architecture as a jumping-off point for several stories because in Rome, perhaps unlike anywhere else in the world, art and architecture are propaganda for religious and political agenda.

Sep 17, Peter Mcloughlin rated it really liked it Shelves: In ogni caso un libro che vale la pena di leggere. He is an atheist.

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, even those that might cause you to avert your gaze.

Good book on stories about the History of Rome. He doesn’t follow chronological order, but of course visitors don’t experience the city that way either; I ii loved this book, primarily because it exactly suited my needs sugias the time. Augius is an expert on almost every subject that interests me.

This is the type of history book that can only be written by a native of the city that it is about.

Jun 20, Garnette rated it it was amazing. Perfect background reading for my upcoming trip to Rome. Lo sono mooooolto meno se ad esempio si parla di Roma.

Augias uses narrative vignettes to uncover some of the segrei of Rome’s past. Pourtant, quelque chose manque cruellement: Mar 20, Penny Cipolone rated it really liked it.

The Secrets of Rome: Love and Death in the Eternal City

Augias ci porta a spasso per Roma in varie epoche storiche e riesce facilmente a conciliare storia dell’arte, politica, storia sociale, architettura, antropologia He doesn’t follow chronological order, but of course visitors don’t experience the city that way either; Renaissance palaces are built on top of ancient ruins, medieval churches emerge from the augiae of pagan temples.


Sep 09, Guy Cranswick rated it liked it. The book also reveals how Silvio Berlusconi managed to acquire his fabulous estate in Arcore spoiler: Open Preview See a Problem? An doma passage about the influence of mythraeism on early Christianity. This alone would have made the book worth reading.

Londra non accende proprio. Ottimo modo dii vedere Roma da punti di vista diversi dai soliti!! This was a totally enjoyable book; and the better one knows Rome, the more one will enjoy it.

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The Secrets of Rome: Scoprire Roma raccontando gli episodi legati ai luoghi e viceversa partire da una storia, un aneddoto o un episodio per scoprire un luogo.