Month: March 2017

Download E-books A Cross Too Heavy: Pope Pius XII and the Jews of Europe PDF

The papacy of Pius XII (1939-1958) has been a resource of near-constant feedback and debate due to the fact his dying, fairly due to his alleged silence in the course of the Holocaust. Paul O'Shea examines his little-studied pre-papal existence to illustrate that Pius used to be neither an anti-Semitic villain nor a 'lamb with no stain.'

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Download E-books Mussolini's Greek Island: Fascism and the Italian Occupation of Syros in World War II (International Library of War Studies) PDF

By Sheila Lecoeur

A robust and distinct learn of the realities and long term influence of career, Mussolini’s Greek Island finds the Italian dictator’s imperial imaginative and prescient, the mechanisms of Italian career and its tragic effects. The small island of Syros is a crucial entry-point illuminating Italian imperialism--its ethos, fascist connection, pretension and administrative achievements, marred by means of famine. right here Lecoeur examines the devastating results of conflict and career at the neighborhood community--starvation, corruption and survival--and, drawing on neighborhood information and interviews with survivors, deals new perception into this significant yet little recognized episode. Enriching our figuring out of Mussolini’s hegemonic visions and the mechanisms of profession, a key factor of our instances, this ground-breaking ebook will entice students of fascism, global struggle II and army career in general.

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Download E-books Friuli-Venezia Giulia (Updated Chapter from Blue Guide Northern Italy) PDF

By Alta Macadam

Meticulously researched, undemanding consultant to the northeast nook of Italy; from the port urban of Trieste to the excessive Dolomites. Authoritative and available, with every thing that you just count on from a Blue advisor: a spotlight on paintings, structure, background and background, plus first-class maps in addition to tips about the place to devour, the place to stick, and the way to get around.

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Download E-books Imperial City: Rome under Napoleon PDF

By Susan Vandiver Nicassio

In 1798, the armies of the French Revolution attempted to remodel Rome from the capital of the Papal States to a Jacobin Republic. For the following 20 years, Rome used to be the topic of energy struggles among the forces of the Empire and the Papacy, whereas Romans continued the unsuccessful efforts of Napoleon’s most sensible and brightest to tug the traditional urban into the fashionable international. in contrast old backdrop, Nicassio weaves jointly an soaking up social, cultural, and political background of Rome and its humans. in line with basic assets and incorporating centuries of Italian, French, and foreign examine, her paintings finds what existence used to be like for Romans within the age of Napoleon.

“A striking publication that splendidly vivifies an understudied period within the heritage of Rome. . . . This e-book will have interaction somebody attracted to early smooth towns, the connection among faith and lifestyle, and the historical past of the town of Rome.”—Journal of recent History

“An enticing account of Tosca’s Rome. . . . Nicassio presents a fluent creation to her subject.”—History Today

“Meticulously researched, drawing on a number of unique manuscripts, memoirs, own letters, and secondary resources, permitting [Nicassio] to carry her tale to life.”—History

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Download E-books Healthy Living in Late Renaissance Italy PDF

By Sandra Cavallo, Tessa Storey

Healthy dwelling in past due Renaissance Italy explores intimately the efforts made by way of women and men in overdue Renaissance Italy to stick fit and delay their lives. Drawing on a large choice of assets - starting from reasonable fit dwelling courses within the vernacular to private letters, behavior literature, family inventories, and surviving photos and gadgets - this quantity demonstrates subtle tradition of prevention was once being constructed in sixteenth-century Italian towns. This tradition sought to manage the criteria inspiration to steer overall healthiness and founded quite at the domestic and household workouts resembling sleep styles, foods and drinks intake, different types of workout, hygiene, keep an eye on of feelings, and tracking the air caliber to which the physique was once uncovered. issues approximately fit residing additionally had a considerable effect at the layout of houses and the dissemination of a number of family gadgets.

This examine hence unearths the forgotten function of scientific matters in shaping way of life and family fabric tradition. even though, drugs was once now not the only real issue accountable for those alterations. The surge of curiosity in preventive drugs obtained new impetus from the advance of the print undefined. additionally, it was once fuelled by means of classical notions of health, re-proposed by way of humanist tradition and by means of the recent curiosity in geography and climates. Broader social and non secular tendencies additionally performed a key position; most importantly, the nexus among cognizance to one's health and wellbeing and non secular and ethical worthy promoted either via new rules of what constituted the Aristocracy and through the Counter-Reformation.

Six key parts have been concept to persuade the stability of "humors" in the physique and Healthy residing in past due Renaissance Italy is equipped into six major chapters which replicate those matters: Air, workout, Sleep, foods and drinks, dealing with the sentiments, and physically Hygiene. the amount is richly illustrated and provides an obtainable yet interesting glimpse into either the family lives and healthiness preoccupations of the early smooth Italians.

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Download E-books Syracuse, City of Legends: A Glory of Sicily PDF

By Jeremy Dummett

Dubbed “the maximum Greek urban and the main attractive of all of them” by means of Cicero, Syracuse additionally boasts the richest historical past of wherever in Sicily. This book–the first glossy old advisor to the city–explores Syracuse’s position in the island and the broader Mediterranean and divulges why it keeps to captivate viewers at the present time, greater than and a part millennia after its origin. For greater than 1,600 years, Syracuse used to be the major urban in Sicily and, from time to time probably the most robust on the planet. Over its lengthy and colourful existence, it's been domestic to many artistic figures who've all contributed to its wealthy historical past and surroundings. Generously illustrated, this shiny and interesting publication weaves jointly the historical past, structure and archaeology of Syracuse and is a compelling creation to its old and sleek historical past.

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Download E-books Italian Militiaman 1260-1392 (Warrior) PDF

Medieval Italy was once characterised by means of commonplace battle between its quite a few city-states, in addition to inner strife inside comunes as aristocratic factions fought one another for domination of the towns' governments. during this context, Italian struggle constructed speedy, with the crossbow enjoying a key function in enhancing the armour know-how of the Italian urban militias that used them. This publication strains the evolution of the Italian militiaman, supplying a finished view of all features of the past due medieval Italian urban militias, from the weaponry, attitudes and social backgrounds in their participants, to the political context that made such formations invaluable.

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Download E-books An Introduction to Wall Inscriptions from Pompeii and Herculaneum (From Pompeii and Herculaneum) PDF

This variation is a consultant choice of many of the varieties of inscriptions, from political manifestos to gladiatorial bulletins, present in the traditional Roman towns of Pompeii and Herculaneum. those inscriptions, painted and incised at the partitions of private and non-private structures, rfile facets of way of life within the first century A.D. Inscriptions, rather graffiti, have been frequently written through much less informed participants of society, and as such offer a unprecedented glimpse of universal Latin.

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Rome and Her Monuments: Essays at the urban and Literature of Rome in Honor of Katherine A. Geffcken - ISBN 0865164576
Rome Alive: A Source-Guide to the traditional urban, Vol. 1 - ISBN 0865164738

For over 30 years Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers has produced the best quality Latin and old Greek books. From Dr. Seuss books in Latin to Plato's Apology, Bolchazy-Carducci's titles aid readers know about historical Rome and Greece; the Latin and historic Greek languages are alive and good with titles like Cicero's De Amicitia and Kaegi's Greek Grammar. We additionally characteristic a line of up to date japanese ecu and WWII books.

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