The Families Who Made Rome: A History and a Guide
Both history and guide, this fascinating book tells the stories of the noble clans who built the piazzas, palazzos and fountains we see today. Famous sites take on a new significance as the author tells the family histories with all the scandals, intrigues and power grabs.
From the Hardcover edition.
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Review: The Families Who Made Rome: A History and a GuideUser Review - DMae - Goodreads
This book is a fascinating tour through Rome with some of the most powerful makers and movers of the city. You won't be able to see Rome accurately without this book. Read full review
Review: The Families Who Made Rome: A History and a GuideUser Review - Gaetano Amato - Goodreads
I highly recommend this book to anyone visiting Rome and who wants to experience something beyond the standard package of sites. My daughter and I spent three consecutive winter holidays in Rome and ... Read full review
The Pope's Daughter: The Extraordinary Life of Felice Della Rovere
Caroline P. Murphy
No preview available - 2006