When in Rome: 2000 Years of Roman Sightseeing

Author(s): Matthew Sturgis

Travel | History

The story of what Rome's visitors have looked at over the past two thousand years: the buildings, the statues, the paintings, the artefacts that have most impressed each generation of travellers from the time of the Roman Republic in the second century BC up to the present age of mass tourism.

Library stamps, tape to spine of endpapers, slight damage to rear endpaper


Product Information

Matthew Sturgis is the author of numerous books, including the highly praised Aubrey Beardsley: A Biography and Walter Sickert: A Life, and also a regular reviewer in and contributor to the Times Literary Supplement, the Sunday Telegraph and other papers.

Contents Introduction 1 Republican Rome 2 Imperial Rome 3 Dark Age Rome 4 Mediaeval Rome 5 Renaissance Rome 6 Baroque Rome 7 Rome and the Grand Tour 8 Romantic Rome and the Victorians 9 Modern Rome Further reading Index Acknowledgments

General Fields

  • : 9780711227828
  • : Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
  • : Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
  • : 0.807
  • : June 2011
  • : 230mm X 170mm X 27mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Matthew Sturgis
  • : Hardback
  • : very good
  • : 296
  • : 16-page colour section with 18 colour illustrations124 black and white illustrations throughout book