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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From Italy’s popular author Corrado Augias comes the most intriguing exploration of Rome ever to be published. May 19, Iniville rated it it was amazing Shelves: In the mold of his earlier histories auglas 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 author Corrado Augias comes the most intriguing exploration of Rome ever to be published.
Mostly annectodtal information but with enough background to provide a framework for future reading. Devo dire che la prima volta che l’ho letto non mi ha entusiasmato, ma ancora non abitavo a Roma.
No trivia or quizzes yet. Refresh and try again. A cross between a travelogue, a history and a memoir. Apr 19, Natali rated it really liked it. Maybe that’s because these overlap with Augias’ own lifetime and are therefore described more vividly, maybe because I didn’t have as much prior knowledge about Italy under fascism or during and after WWII. Augius is an expert on almost every subject that interests me. Books by Corrado Augias. Along the way he discusses Caesar, Nero, Michelangelo, and several corrupt Popes.
Even the familiar stories like that of the rise of Caesar had new and different insights that deepened my excitement to revisit the “Eternal City. Thanks for telling us about the problem. 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.
He doesn’t follow chronological order, but of course visitors don’t experience the city that way either; I really loved this book, primarily because it exactly suited my needs at the time. I found that the more recent chapters resonated most. 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.
Nonostante alcune bizzarre teorie sostangano che ben altre siano le leve delle azioni umane a queste sto contento e i discorsi coerentemente filano. The book is a little scattered and could use a unifying idea or strand to tie all of it together.
Le altre tre non accendono tutta la tavolozza dei colori.
Augias is prolific and this is good but his biography of Modigliani is better. Excellent overview of the Eternal City.
This is the type of history book that can only be written by a native of the city that it is about. Jan 20, Laurel Kane rated it liked it. The Secrets of Rome: Ottimo modo per vedere Roma da punti di vista diversi dai soliti!! The author picks certain buildings or areas in the eternal city and then elaborates on them with stories that span centuries. This was a totally enjoyable book; and the better one knows Rome, the more one will enjoy it. I’ve been telling myself I should find out more about Rome for five years, but auigas really knowing where to start.
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.
It provides a complete itenerary to Caravaggio’s churches, Michelangelo’s Moses in S. He is an atheist. Also, a detailed account of the events surrounding the Fosse Ardeatine and Jewish deportation and Nazi occupation in general, not to mention the Uagias liberation.