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Walking In Roman Culture

Author : Timothy M. O'Sullivan
ISBN : 9781139497152
Genre : History
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Walking served as an occasion for the display of power and status in ancient Rome, where great men paraded with their entourages through city streets and elite villa owners strolled with friends in private colonnades and gardens. In this book-length treatment of the culture of walking in ancient Rome, Timothy O'Sullivan explores the careful attention which Romans paid to the way they moved through their society. He employs a wide range of literary, artistic and architectural evidence to reveal the crucial role that walking played in the performance of social status, the discourse of the body and the representation of space. By examining how Roman authors depict walking, this book sheds new light on the Romans themselves - not only how they perceived themselves and their experience of the world, but also how they drew distinctions between work and play, mind and body, and Republic and Empire.

Walking Rome

Author : Katie Parla
ISBN : 9781426208720
Genre : Travel
File Size : 25. 46 MB
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Presents itineraries for fifteen walking tours in Rome, Italy, with descriptions of the attractions located along each route; information about the history, architecture, and culture of the city; maps; and photographs.

Walking To Rome

Author : Vincent J. Purcell
ISBN : 9781603833264
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 33. 23 MB
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Purcell shares the true story about his search for reality and his life-changing experience through the valley of the shadow of death over hills and dales; and then reaching a glorious mountain summit.

Walks In Rome

Author : Augustus John Cuthbert Hare
ISBN : OXFORD:600024815
Genre : Rome (Italy)
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The Latin Inscriptions Of Rome

Author : Tyler Lansford
ISBN : 9781421403250
Genre : History
File Size : 52. 91 MB
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This unique guide will prove a fascinating and illuminating companion for both sophisticated visitors to the Eternal City and armchair travelers seeking a novel perspective into Rome's rich history.

Rome Explorations

Author : Alan Zeleznikar
ISBN : 9781412249249
Genre : Travel
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This book is meant to provide a thorough tour of the ancient Roman ruins and sites of the modern city of Rome. It is not an all-inclusive guidebook; I do not include restaurant, hotel or transportation information. You should augment this tour guide with other Italy and Rome guides from reputable authors and publishers. While detailed walking directions and some maps of the important areas on the tour are included, a detailed map of the city is recommended. For more information on Rome, you can click on the "Rome Tips" link at my website World-Weary Traveler For dining suggestions, follow the "Rome Restaurants" link. To read a review about the this book please visit www.linearreflections.com

A Guide To Rome Five Walking Tours

Author : P S Quick
ISBN : 9781785384240
Genre : Travel
File Size : 38. 68 MB
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This fantastic book gives readers an opportunity to visit and enjoy not only the major attractions that a guided tour usually includes, but also many other interesting sights that are not as commonly featured. By providing five different walking routes and detailed information about each attraction passed, the book allows the reader to choose how much time to spend at a particular place, rather than rushing to keep up with a guide. With detailed instructions of how to get from one place to another, including the nearest metro stations for the beginning and end of each walking tour, this excellent guide gives the reader a flavour of the many attractions Rome has to offer without having to join costly tours.

Walking Tours Of Ancient Rome A Secular Guidebook To The Eternal City Mercury Guides

Author : Gary M. Devore
ISBN : 9780615194974
Genre : Rome (Italy)
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This guidebook is designed for tourists and scholars who are interested in exploring first-hand the grandeur and magnificence that was ancient Rome through a Humanist, secular, and freethinking lens. Twelve walking tours are designed around districts of the city. Two appendices also describe day trips that are possible from the city center: the ruins of Rome's port city of Ostia and the remains of the emperor Hadrian's splendid villa at Tivoli.

Frommer S Memorable Walks In Rome

Author : Bruce Murphy
ISBN : 0471756512
Genre : Travel
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11 GREAT WALKING TOURS THROUGH THE MOST COLORFUL NEIGHBORHOODS IN ROME Follow Frommer's for an up-close and personal look at Rome. Discover the ancient and the avant-garde, the atmospheric and the opulent, and the shopping and the cafes--everything that makes Rome unique. LET FROMMER'S TAKE YOU TO: * The Pantheon, the most perfectly preserved Roman monument in the world and a pool of tranquillity amid the hustle and bustle of Rome * The Campo de' Fiori, a warren of medieval streets punctuated with grand Renaissance palaces * The elegant, patrician villas and gardens of Trastevere, along the Tiber River * Vatican City and the rarely explored streets--old and new--beyond St. Peter's Basilica and Castel Sant'Angelo With easy-to-use directions and maps--and the best places to take a break along the way Great trips begin at frommers.com

Walking Through Rome

Author : Margaret Varnell Clark
ISBN : 9781475981322
Genre : Travel
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Rome covers 580 square miles, and even most residents haven’t seen all that it has to offer. When you visit it, don’t try to conquer the city; instead, concentrate on savoring it in bits and pieces. You’ll be amazed by what’s behind the façades and in the unseen corners of many sites in the Eternal City. Whether you’re looking for a little-known work of Michelangelo tucked inside a parish church, or pre-Christian Roman households underneath grand cathedrals, Rome has it all. Walking through Rome goes beyond the basic travel guide, offering • detailed information on churches that have built, remodeled, and destroyed; • historical notes, a time line of Roman history, and other handy references; and • maps to help you enjoy your visit to the fullest. Wander around Rome and discover its hidden treasures and secrets. Pick the sites that appeal to you the most and start enjoying your Roman adventures—from the Ancient Church of St. Mary at the Forum to Our Lady of Victory to St. Peter’s Square and any numerous places in between. Margaret Varnell Clark, an award-winning journalist, takes you off the beaten path and provides historical information, interesting facts, and specifics so you can enjoy Walking through Rome.

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