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by Carlo Pavia


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Now archeologists and others who wished to study below the surface and learn more of the history of ancient Rome have successfully excavated miles of tunnels and found absolutely fascinating discoveries which tell detailed stories of what happened over the ages. You can even tunnel through the home of Nero, before Rome burned, in its elaborate detail with paintings and some furnishing still intact! and, of course, many tombs are in these underground areas and so much more.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. A brief glance at the title of this book immediately brings one question to mind: Is it really possible that so much beauty and such an immense number of unexplored spaces could be hiding underneath Rome?

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Guide to Underground Rome, Guida di Roma Sotterranea.

Guide to Underground Rome, Guida di Roma Sotterranea. Author(s): Carlo Pavia. Translator: Darragh Henegan.

Domus Aurea – Rome, Italy From Cloaca Massima to Domus Aurea, Carlo Pavia.

Domus Aurea – Rome, Italy. People exploring antique roman ruins being restored – Work stopped when Nero died in . 68, and subsequent emperors demolished large portions of the palace in favour of projects such as the Colosseum. Most of the Domus itself was swallowed up by Trajan’s Baths (. Reconstruction of the great hall of the Domus Aurea with the Laocoon, in a painting by G. Chedanne (nineteenth century). Musée des Beaux-Arts, Rouen. Ancient statue of Laocoon and his Sons in Vatican, Italy. From Cloaca Massima to Domus Aurea, Carlo Pavia. Nerone e la Domus Aurea: Le meraviglie dell’Archeologia – Maria Grazia Nini.

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A brief glance at the title of this book immediately brings one question to mind: Is it really possible that so much beauty and such an immense number of unexplored spaces could be hiding underneath Rome? A perfectly legitimate question, since so few people have had the opportunity that Carlo Pavia has to experience these sensations which he has so admirably been able to translate into words and images.Placing himself in his readers' shoes, his language clear and charming, Pavia takes them practically by the hand down into the bowels of the city, with descriptions that illuminate without being too technical. The result is a book suitable for everyone, and the essential vademecum for those wishing to undertake a visit to the largest hidden museum in the world: Underground Rome.Written in English and Italian.

Guide to Underground Rome: From Cloaca Massima to Domus Aurea, The Most Fascinating Underground Sites of the Capital epub download

ISBN13: 978-8874489947

ISBN: 8874489943

Author: Carlo Pavia

Category: Arts and Photo

Subcategory: Architecture

Language: English

Publisher: Gangemi Editore; Bilingual edition (April 15, 2010)

Pages: 402 pages

ePUB size: 1563 kb

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