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Item Number: 148361
Title: Tiber: Eternal River of Rome
Author: Allen, Bruce Ware
Price: Not Available
ISBN: 9781512600377
Description: Hanover: ForeEdge Publishing, 2018. 25cm., hardcover, 304pp., 20 illus.

Contents: 1. GODS, KINGS, AND MEN o Father Tiber o Aeneas to Romulus and Remus o Age of Kings o Cloaca Maxima o Three Heroes of the Republic o Valesius, Ogulnius, and AsclepiusSalt o Alien Gods o Cui Bono? Roscius and the Poena Cullei o Cicero and the Woman o Caesar and Cleopatra o 2. RIVER OF EMPIRE o Naumachia o Villas o Augustus and His Tomb o A Million Mouths to Feed o Annona, or the Dole o Eighth Hill of Rome o Stones o How to Shift an Obelisk o Canals o Boats o Suicide o Lurid Tales of Nero o Trajan and His Port o Hadrian and His Tomb o Later Mad Emperors o 3. CHRISTIAN TIBER o Crisis of the Third Century o Zenobia o Constantine and the Milvian Bridge o A Million More Mouths o Symmachus at Law o Julian the Apostate o Alaric the Goth o Hadrian's Tomb Undone o Barbarians at the Gates o Sidonius Apollinaris o Belisarius's Mills o Procopius the Tourist o Dragons o Gregory the Great o Saracens o Laban/Balan o Formosus o Pornocracy o 4. DARKNESS AND LIGHT o Pope Joan o Copper Bottom o Prophecy of Malachy o Nero-Frogs, Nuts, and Dams o Dante at Ostia o Cola di Rienzo o Holy Years o Of Law and the River o Pontius Pilate o Martin and Eugenius o Isola Sacra o Pius II Takes a Cruise o Mattei and i Soldati Rossi o Papstesel o 5. RENAISSANCE o Death of a Borgia o Zambo o Papal Boats o The Richest Man in Rome o Water Carriers o Potabile o non potabile? o Paolo Giovio and His Book of Fish o Julius II and Urban Renewal o Bartolomeo Brandano o Cellini, the Sack of Rome, a Flood, and Prison o Two Popes, Three Bridges, Four Heads o Agnus Dei o Michelangelo and His Bridge o Grasshoppers o Sport and Spectacle o Two French Poets o Floods o La Pimpaccia di Piazza Navona o Pope Leo's Elephant o 6. MODERN TIMES o Ostia and Portus Redux o Porto di Ripetta o Four French Painters o The Duchess of Kingston o Treasure o In Search of Jewish Gold o Fireworks o Airborne o Mastro Titta, Er dilettante de Ponte o Some Italian Poets o French Polish o English Rose o I Sacconi Rossi o Fishing for Wood o Pius IX o Toto Bigio o Waterborne o Airborne Two o Two War Stories o EPILOGUE. Tevere incatenato.

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