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The Quest for Rome, in Rome

George Hugo Tucker

in The Poet's Odyssey: Joachim Du Bellay and the Antiquitez de Rome

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198158653
eISBN:
9780191673337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198158653.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, European Literature

Even before Du Bellay was able to experience the Eternal City of Rome, this city, its history, and all of its other elements, had already been the subject of past elegiac meditation and various ... More


Conclusion

Menno Fenger and Paul Henman

in Rome in Late Antiquity: Everyday Life and Urban Change, AD 312-609

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748612390
eISBN:
9780748651009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748612390.003.0015
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Rome is unique, not only in western but universal history: firstly because it was a city which conquered and administered a vast empire; secondly because that empire had an exceptionally long life; ... More


Twenty-Three

Sherri Snyder

in Barbara La Marr: The Girl Who Was Too Beautiful for Hollywood

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813174259
eISBN:
9780813174839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813174259.003.0024
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The pressures of fame are wearing on Barbara as she attempts to balance numerous career commitments with being a good wife and mother. This chapter is largely devoted to Barbara’s role in TheEternal ... More


Excavating Modernity: The Roman Past in Fascist Italy

Joshua Arthurs

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449987
eISBN:
9780801468841
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449987.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The cultural and material legacies of the Roman Republic and Empire in evidence throughout Rome have made it the “Eternal City.” Too often, however, this patrimony has caused Rome to be seen as ... More


The Emperors' Needles: Egyptian Obelisks and Rome

Susan Sorek

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781904675518
eISBN:
9781781380772
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781904675518.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Obelisks, originally associated with the sun cult, had their heyday between 2000 and 1500 bc, when they adorned the Nile's banks and proclaimed the splendour of the pharaohs. Today, only twenty-seven ... More


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