Rome: They don’t call it the Eternal City for nothing. From the ancient empire to the modern day, it has enthralled the imagination. On the silver screen it’s been captured in some cinema’s most iconic films: ‘Roman Holiday’, ‘La Dolce Vita’, and, most recently, in Woody Allen’s brand new ‘To Rome with Love’.
Discover la dolce vita for yourself with Chronicles of Old Rome, the new book from Museyon Guides coming to stores this fall. Tamara Thiessen takes readers on a grand tour of Italy’s historic capital is told through 30 dramatic true stories spanning nearly 3,000 years. Discover the events that shaped the Eternal City, including the power struggle of Romulus and Remus and the wicked rise of Agrippina and Nero, to the secret lover that inspired Raphael and the artistic battle of Bernini and Borromini.
From the Curia Pompeii, site of Julius Caesar’s assassination in 44 B.C. to the Borgia Apartments in the Vatican, see the real-life places where history happened through 6 detailed walking tours. Then relax like Goethe at the Caffè Greco, Rome’s chicest coffee bar since 1760 or visit the Palazzo Colonna, site of Audrey Hepburn’s ‘Roman Holiday’. The sweet life indeed!