Secrets of Rome : Love and Death in the Eternal City


From Italy's popular author Corrado Augias comes the most intriguing exploration of Rome ever to be published. 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. From Rome's origins as Romulus's stomping ground to the dark atmosphere of the Middle Ages; from Caesar's unscrupulousness to Caravaggio's lurid genius; from the notorious Lucrezia Borgia to the seductive Anna Fallarino, the marchioness at the center of one of Rome's most heinous crimes of the read more

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ISBN:

9780847842766

Format:

Paperback

Pages:

406

Dimensions:

20cm x 12cm

RRP:

$37.99

Category:

History , Fiction , Non-Fiction

Publisher:

Rizzoli International

Published:

02 June 2014

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Corrado Augias