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Nardo, Don

Summary: Describes the construction of roads and aqueducts in ancient Rome, life and customs along the roads, water distribution and aqueduct maintenance, and the building of bridges.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lucent Books 2001

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 388.1 NAR

Summary: Federico Fellini's look at the many layers of Rome-- ancient, his own past, and the present day. A semi-autobiographical, poetic comedy-drama film.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2001

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN ROM

Summary: Returning to Rome after 3 years in the field, General Marcus Vinicius meets and falls in love with the devout Christian, Lygia. She doesn't want to have anything to do with the warrior. Though Lygia grew up Roman, and as the adopted daughter of a retired general, Lygia is technically a hostage of Rome. Marcus gets Emperor Nero to give her to him for services rendered. Lygia is not happy about...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2008

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Quo 2008

Summary: Four hundred years after the founding of the Republic, Rome is the wealthiest city in the world, a cosmopolitan metropolis of one million people, epicenter of a sprawling empire. The Republic was founded on principles of shared power and fierce personal competition, never allowing one man to seize absolute control. But now, those foundations are crumbling, eaten away by corruption and excess....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Video 2006

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Mann, Elizabeth.

Summary: Describes the building of the Colosseum in ancient Rome, and tells how it was used.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mikaya Press ; Willowdale, Ont. 1998

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 937.6 MAN

O'Connor, Jim

Summary: Describes the construction and history of the Colosseum, the largest oval amphitheater in the center of Rome, Italy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, An Imprint of Penguin Random House 2017

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J900 WHE

Stilton, Geronimo

Summary: Geronimo is taking his Benjamin on a trip to Rome to learn the city's history (and keep him from failing fifth grade), but when they arrive they are immediately pulled into the investigation of the "ghost" of a gladiator that seems to be haunting the Colosseum and scaring tourists away.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2018

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED STI

Wolf, Hubert.

Summary: A true, never-before-told story—discovered in a secret Vatican archive—of sex, poison, and lesbian initiation rites in a nineteenth-century convent. In 1858, a German princess, recently inducted into the convent of Sant’Ambrogio in Rome, wrote a frantic letter to her cousin, a confidant of the Pope, claiming that she was being abused and feared for her life. What the subsequent investigation...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 282 WOL

Summary: What holds up the Astrodome? Why did the Romans leave a hole in the roof of the Pantheon? Tour the world and trace the 2000-year history of domes with award-winning author/illustrator, and captivating storyteller, David Macaulay. From Houston's astrodome to Rome's St. Peter's Cathedral, to the geodesic domes of Buckminster Fuller, this video introduces ingenious designers, recounts rarely told...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2004

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV DOM

Carreras, Hernán

Summary: In this graphic version of Shakespeare's play, teenagers Romeo and Juliet, from rival families in Verona, fall deeply in love, with tragic consequences for both the Montagues and the Capulets.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 CAR

Summary: DK Eyewitness Travel Family Guide Rome offers you the best things to see and do on a family vacation to Rome and the country of Italy. Each spread bursts with family-focused travel tips and ideas for activities that will engage children, from exploring the Colosseum to touring the Roman Forum to discovering the catacombs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dorling Kindersley Limited 2017

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Kahn, Robert

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Bookroom 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 914.5632 KAH

Steves, Rick

Summary: A series of self-guided tours around the city of Rome including the Vatican Museum and St. Peter's Basilica, and the ancient ruins.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avalon Travel, an imprint of Perseus Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 914.5 ROM

Summary: Presents the Franco Zeffirelli production of Shakespeare's tragedy about two teenagers who fall in love, encounter opposition from their families, and take their lives.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2000

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1 available in Romance DVDs, Call number: DVD ROMANCE ROM

Blasi, Abigail

Summary: Describes points of interest in Rome, recommends restaurants and hotels, and includes advice on shopping and public transportation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lonely Planet Publications Pty Ltd 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 914.5 ROM

Andrews, Robert

Summary: Written by locals, Fodor's Essential Italy annual travel guidebook offers expert advice and insider tips for all tastes and budgets. Complete with detailed maps and concise descriptions, this travel guide will help you plan your trip with ease and make the most out of their visit to Italy. Join Fodor's in exploring one of the most exciting and delicious countries in Europe. With inviting...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fodor's Travel, a division of Internet Brands, Inc. 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 910 TRAVEL EUROPE

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 914.5 ITA

Summary: A waggish, free-wheeling bachelor and a bookish law student take a madcap trip from Rome to Tuscany. This unpredictable journey careers from slapstick to tragedy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN SOR

Summary: Rick Steves takes you off-the-beaten-path of some of his favorite European cities.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Back Door Productions 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 914 RIC

Macdonald, Fiona

Summary: An illustrated survey of the construction and history of the Colosseum, the enormous oval amphitheater that has stood in Rome for 1,900 years.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribo 2011

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 937 MAC

McGregor, James H. (James Harvey)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 945.63 MCG

Shakespeare, William.

Summary: The noble Titus returns victorious to Rome bringing Tamora, Queen of the Goths as his captive. When one of Tamora's sons is condemned to die, she vows revenge, and, aided by the villainous Aaron, she exacts a terrible retribution, inaugurating a grim cycle of rape, murder, and cannibalism. This macabre, often brilliant tragedy comes from the earliest stage of Shakespeare's dramatic career....

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 822.33 SHA

Summary: "For decades, journalist Jep Gambardella has charmed and seduced his way through the glittering nightlife of Rome. Since the legendary success of his only novel, he has been a permanent fixture in the city's literary and elite social circles. But on his sixty-fifth birthday, Jep unexpectedly finds himself taking stock of his life, turning his cutting wit on himself and his...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Criterion Collection 2014

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN GRE

Anderson, Ariston

Summary: Ready to experience Rome? The experts at Fodor's are here to help. Fodor's Rome travel guide is packed with customizable itineraries with top recommendations, detailed maps of Rome, and exclusive tips from locals. Whether you want to tour the Roman Forum, explore the Vatican, or marvel at the Colosseum, this user-friendly guidebook will help you plan it all out. Our local writers vet every...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fodor's Travel, a division of MH Sub I, LLC, dba Internet Brands 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 914.56 FOD

Connolly, Peter

Summary: Recreates the public buildings, temples, shops, and houses of ancient Athens and Rome, providing a window through which to look at the development of the cities and their architecture, and to discuss various aspects of daily life, including religion, food, drama, games, food, culture, and entertainment.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 1998

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 930 CON