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The founding of Rome is shrouded in legend, but current archaeological evidence supports the theory that Rome grew from pastoral settlements and coalesced into a city in the 8th century BC. This book tells the story of the Eternal City, from its earliest days right up to the present.

Title Rome / by Robert Hughes.
Publisher London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Creation Date 2011
Content Foundation -- Augustus -- Later Empire -- Pagans versus Christians -- Medieval Rome and Avignon -- Renaissance -- Rome in the Seventeenth century -- High Baroque (Bernini, Borromini, etc.) -- Eighteenth-century Rome, Neo-classicism, and the Grand Tour -- The Nineteenth century : orthodoxy versus modernity -- Futurism and Fascism -- Rome recaptured.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 488-498) and index.
Format 534 pages ., [32] pages . of plates : illustrated
24 cm.
Language English
Copyright Date ©2011
Identifier ISBN9780297844648
System Number 990043945430205171

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