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The Families Who Made Rome: A History and a Guide (edition 2005)
The Families Who Made Rome: A History and a Guide by Anthony Majanlahti
Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0701176873, Hardcover)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.
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A unique, vividly readable guide to Rome linked to the histories of the noble families who created the city, with 40 maps and 60 illustrations.
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