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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, Call number: 282 WOL

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

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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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

Kahn, Robert

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Bookroom 1999

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 914.5632 KAH

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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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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Dazieri, Sandrone

Summary: When a woman is beheaded in a park outside Rome and her six-year-old son goes missing, Deputy Captain Colomba Caselli and Dante Torre, both still recovering from personal catastrophes, team up to solve the series of killings and abductions that ensues. As they follow the ever-more-bizarre trail of clues, one thing becomes clear: what's really going on is much darker than anyone imagined.--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DAZ

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DAZ

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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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

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

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

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, Call number: 945.63 MCG

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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Kertzer, David I.

Summary: Draws on previously unknown documents from the Vatican archives to detail a plot on the part of Pope Pius IX and his successor, Leo XIII, to block the unification of Italy and to seize control of Rome and the Papal States.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2004

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 945.63 KER

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: Energetic and sprawling, brimming with culture and piled high with layers of history: Rome is a beguiling, vivacious ever-changing creature. Good guidance is essential: it's easy to be waylaid by the big-ticket sites, myriad trattorias and cobblestoned shopping streets. Then again, who doesn't enjoy being distracted by a scenic spot to perch for aperitivo? We've pushed past the charm of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gestalten 2017

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

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

Summary: It is a behind-the-scenes look at the world of fashion, featuring unprecedented access to the high temples of Haute Couture. Follows the legendary Valentino and his longtime business partner, Giancarlo Giammetti during the final two years of their careers, and shows the struggles the two men face as they confront the final act of a nearly 50-year career at the top of the world's most glamorous...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Phase 4 Films 2009

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF VAL

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

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

Valigi, Cinzia.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Plurigraf 1971

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 914.563 Valig

Summary: Examines moments that altered the course of history and shaped the modern world. Gives a comprehensive account of the famed leaders and brilliant military tactics that changed history. Visit locations around the world to examine what is known of these legendary encounters. Witness recreations of the crucial battles of Rome and beyond - from Cannae to Marathon to Thermopylae - and follow some of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A&E Home Video 2006

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

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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