Monday, December 8, 2008

Book about Rome: Rome, The Eternal City

The Smiles of Rome by Susan Cahill (2005)

Cafe Life Rome by Joe Wolff (2002)

A Thousand Bells at Noon-A Roman's Guide to the Streets and Pleasures of His Native City by G. Franco Romagnoli (2002)

Roma-The Smart Travelers Guide to the Eternal City by Paul Hofmann (1993)

The Seasons of Rome-A Journal by Paul Hofmann (1997)

City of the Soul-A Walk in Rome by William Murray (2002)

As The Romans Do-The Delights, Drama, and Daily Diversions of Life in the Eternal City by Alan Epstein (2000)

Playing Away-Roman Holidays by Michael Mewshaw (1988)

The Vatican's Women, Female Influence at the Holy See by Paul Hofmann (2000)

Rome Antics by David Maculay

Notes From A Roman Terrace by Joan Marble (2003)

Michelangelo and the Pope's Ceiling by Ross King (2003)

Basilica, the Splendor and the Scandal: Building St. Peter’s by R. A. Scotti (2006)

Cicero-The Life and Times of Rome's Greatest Politician by Anthony Everitt (2001)



Rome Guides:

Top 10 Guide to Rome by Sharri Whiting

Rome City Map by Dorling Kindersley Travel Guides

Trattorias of Rome, Florence and Venice by Maureen B Fant

Rome Insideout by The Map Group

Great Sleeps Italy, Florence, Rome, Venice by Sandra Gustafson (2002)

Access Rome by Richard Saul Wurman

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4 Comments:

Blogger Goa said...

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December 8, 2008 at 6:04 AM  
Blogger Angela K. Nickerson said...

I would like to submit my own book for your list: A Journey into Michelangelo's Rome (Roaring Forties Press, 2008).

The official description:
"From St. Peter’s Basilica to the Capitoline Hill, this unique resource—part biography, part history, and part travel guide—provides an intimate portrait of the relationship between Michelangelo and the city he restored to artistic greatness. Lavishly illustrated and richly informative, this travel companion tells the story of Michelangelo’s meteoric rise, his career marked by successive artistic breakthroughs, his tempestuous relations with powerful patrons, and his austere but passionate private life. Providing street maps that allow readers to navigate the city and discover Rome as Michelangelo knew it, each chapter focuses on a particular work that amazed Michelangelo’s contemporaries and modern tourists alike."

Many thanks!
Angela Nickerson
http://aknickerson.blogspot.com/
Twitter: ItalyArtTravel

December 8, 2008 at 6:15 AM  
Blogger Barcelona Football Tickets said...

Of those books I have read Rome Antics by David Maculay and I enjoyed it very much. Its worth buying and reading for sure.

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December 9, 2008 at 6:25 PM  
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