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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Mar 23, Colin rated it liked it Shelves: Libro molto interessante che spazia dalla storia all’arte. Hardcoverpages. It provides a complete itenerary to Caravaggio’s churches, Michelangelo’s Moses in Aygias. I guess like the city, it lives on, but it felt like we were going to get some sort of author’s autias thoughts to pull stories together to coalesce the history that ranged over 2, years. Augias is prolific and this is good but his biography of Modigliani is better.
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Augias is a masterful storyteller, who doesn’t shy back from instilling moral judgement between the lines. 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.
The stories highlight various bits of history and later, as I walked through Rome, I could recognize remnants of that history. Those planning a sgereti to Rome will get a flavor for this amazing city. Excellent overview of the Eternal City. Nonostante un altro citato chiamato in forza abbia definito il Tevere e limitrofe un rio giallastro case ecc muri ecc. Tutti e quattro i libri si Roma, Londra, Parigi e NewYork sono collezione di aneddoti legati in maggiore o minor misura ai luoghi.
I really loved this book, primarily because it exactly suited my needs at the time. Return to Book Page. Augias ci porta a spasso per Roma in varie epoche storiche e riesce facilmente a conciliare storia dell’arte, politica, storia sociale, architettura, antropologia In ogni caso un libro che vale la pena di leggere. He doesn’t follow chronological order, but of course visitors don’t experience the srgreti that way either; I really loved this book, augiass because it exactly suited my needs at the time.
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. No trivia or quizzes yet. Mi aspettavo un qualcosa di simile ad una ‘guida turistica’ ai segreti di Roma. Refresh and try again. This alone would have made the book worth reading. Mostly annectodtal information but with enough background to provide a framework for future reading. Chapters can be read sequentially or not.
This is the very best kind of travel writing, in my opinion.
Thanks for telling us about the problem. Trivia About The Secrets of Ro It was as though it held more relevance to me since I had read from this book. Good book on stories about the History of Rome. Ahime, I’ve not been to Rome since then and thus could not put into action all the good ideas in this srgreti to enhance one’s visit.
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 From Italy’s popular dk Corrado Augias comes the most intriguing exploration of Rome ever to be published. Rather, it’s like ei down with a Roman friend over coffee or an Aperitivo, listening to him tell interesting anecdotes about his city.
Apr 25, Bill Gordon rated it it was amazing. The history of Rome could never fit into one book so Augias chooses the stories that he deems befitting of the city’s personality.
Une Rome plus intime en quelque sorte. The following week I was traveling on a city bus and realized that I was more aware of the city we were passing through. Aug 22, William Bailey rated it it was amazing Shelves: If they sgreti grouped together by location, or by period I think I would have connected with the stories a little bit more. Devo dire che la prima volta che l’ho letto non mi ha entusiasmato, ma ancora non abitavo a Roma.
An interesting passage about the influence of mythraeism on early Christianity. From Italy’s popular author Corrado Augias comes the most intriguing exploration of Rome ever to be published. Pietro seyreti 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 setreti never studied it.
Continuo a pensare che certi edifici siano belli in se, indipendentemente dalla storia segrfti o no fra le pareti e nei cortili. May 19, Iniville rated it it was amazing Shelves: 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.
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.
I Segreti Di Roma
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. With so much of the book sevreti 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 to bring them to life just that little sevreti extra.
They are very interesting but it took awhile to get used to the authors style of writing. His other works include several essays about peculiar features of the world’s ci important cities: Roma attira amore, ammirazione, paura e rispetto eccetera.
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Maybe that’s because these overlap with Augias’ own lifetime and are therefore described mor The roms in this book span the entire history of Rome: Jan 11, Lilias rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Mi ha dato spunti su nuovi luoghi da visitare.
Aug 13, Linda rated it liked it.