Rome: A History in Seven Sackings
This page-turner lays bare the Eternal City, where an enduring beauty belies a history of violence, war and the specter of foreign occupation. Rome resident Matthew Kneale shapes the span of Roman history into one compelling narrative, focusing on seven historical moments that defined the metropolis that stands today. Whether you’re unfamiliar with one of the world’s greatest cities or want to see it in an entirely new light, you’ll want to take this journey with Kneale as your intrepid guide.
"Kneale's account is a masterpiece of pacing and suspense. Characters from the city's history spring to life in his hands."--Peter Thonemann "The Sunday Times (London) "
1 $18.90 9781501191091 No volume discount available.
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