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Rome

Michel Serres

Rome

The Book of Foundations

by Michel Serres

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  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Stanford University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cultural studies,
  • European history: BCE to c 500 CE,
  • Rome,
  • History - General History,
  • Ancient Rome - History,
  • Livy.,
  • History: World,
  • Ancient Rome,
  • Western Continental Europe,
  • Ancient - Rome,
  • Ab urbe condita.,
  • To 510 B.C,
  • Ab urbe condita,
  • History,
  • Liber 1,
  • Livy

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsFelicia McCarren (Translator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages282
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7928737M
    ISBN 100804718679
    ISBN 109780804718677
    OCLC/WorldCa22909351

    You only need to worry about one Lucius Pinarius at a time, which is a relief, as Romans were not very creative namers and you tended to get two or three of every name in a single generation. The first season depicts Julius Caesar's civil war of 49 BC against the traditionalist conservative faction in the Roman Senate the Optimateshis rise to dictatorship over Rome, and his fall, spanning the time from the end of his Gallic Wars 52 BC or ab urbe condita until his assassination on 15 March 44 BC the infamous Ides of March. She is depicted as a cheerfully amoral and opportunistic manipulator. Yet senate governance had become so corrupt that a person who would replace it "might benefit the commonwealth more than he injured it. Noted for his ability and fine appearance, he served during campaigns in Hispania and by age 23 became an officer.

    Sipping a coffee or aperitif in street cafes, or enjoying a glass of beer while you take in the vistas from terraces and piazzas are just as much a part of the tourist experience in this most romantic of cities. The young officer acquired both by fortunate commercial speculations and by his union with a maiden of the ancient patrician clan of the Julii. His cunning nature and power practice of these ancient masters is so persuasive and interesting that everyone coming across its description wants to hear more and more. It offers more substantial and more frequently updated advice on every front: practicalities, sightseeing, self-guided tours, hotels, restaurants, nightlife, shopping, kids' activities, and the city's history and culture, plus chapters on the best day trips.

    The young officer acquired both by fortunate commercial speculations and by his union with a maiden of the ancient patrician clan of the Julii. The tribunes. She does a wonderful job, since regardless of all this flavor, she maintains historical accuracy. Strong language was removed in the Italian dubbing process; as for the more explicit sex scenes and disturbing violence, they were replaced by "safe" alternative versions shot during production especially for the Italian market. Peter's Square with its grand Bernini colonnade and central obelisk opens up before you.


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