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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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. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Ahime, I’ve not been to Rome since then and thus could not put into action all the good ideas in this book to enhance one’s visit. He doesn’t follow chronological order, but of course visitors don’t experience the city that way segretii Renaissance palaces are built on top of ancient ruins, medieval churches emerge from the skeletons of pagan temples.
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.
The Secrets of Rome: Love and Death in the Eternal City
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. Maybe that’s because these overlap with Augias’ own lifetime and are therefore described mor The stories in this book span the auias history of Rome: 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.
Fornisce un sacco di spunti per approfondire, se si vuole. The book is a little scattered and could use a unifying idea or strand to tie all of it together. Roma raccontata con grande maestria, come sempre lui sa fare.
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 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. In ogni caso un libro che vale la pena di leggere. His other works include several essays about peculiar features of the world’s most important cities: Rome provides Augias wi I read the majority of this book while I was sick in bed one weekend.
But is nice in pieces just wish it held together better. They are very interesting but it took awhile to get used to the authors style of writing.
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. Mar 20, Penny Cipolone rated it really liked foma. It is like reading a gossip book about historical figures. 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.
I Segreti Di Roma
The book is a kaleidoscope of vignettes from the history segteti the eternal city. Jun 20, Garnette rated it it was amazing. Augias issued a series of crime novels set in the early augas century and others. Augias ci porta a spasso per Roma in varie epoche storiche e riesce facilmente a conciliare storia dell’arte, politica, storia sociale, architettura, antropologia View all 4 comments.
Lists with This Book. If you are planning a few days there you really should use this book to review years of history on the very spots.
Augias is a masterful storyteller, who doesn’t shy back from instilling moral judgement between the lines.
Nov 08, Stephen rated it really liked it Shelves: An interesting, anecdotal history of Rome, well-told even in translation but somewhat randomly organized.
This is the very best kind of augais writing, in my opinion.
Perfect background reading for my upcoming trip to Rome. Any visit to Rome cannot but benefit from this book.
The Secrets of Rome: Love and Death in the Eternal City by Corrado Augias
Return to Book Page. 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. Augias is prolific and this is good but his biography of Modigliani is better.
Along the way he discusses Caesar, Nero, Michelangelo, and several corrupt Popes. Nonostante alcune bizzarre teorie sostangano che ben altre siano le leve delle azioni umane a queste sto contento e i discorsi coerentemente filano.