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Rome Is Love Spelled Backward
Enjoying Art and Architecture in the Eternal City
"This unusual and worthy guidebook ... covers the city's art and architecture with insight, sensitivity, and scholarly perspective rarely found in travel manuals."—Publishers Weekly
"With a text both scholarly and entertaining, Testa has produced a guide useful for the serious student and passionate sightseer.... The text is characterized by both lucidity and a sincere love of the subject matter, and this makes the book a pleasure to read and also a wonderful guide for travelers to Rome."—Choice
"The touch is light and the enthusiasm infectious.... An informative book for lovers of Rome and its art that armchair travelers will also enjoy."—William L. MacDonald, author of The Art and Architecture of the Roman Empire
A celebration of the art, architecture, and timeless human passion of the Eternal City, Rome Is Love Spelled Backward explores Rome's best-known treasures, often revealing secrets overlooked in conventional guidebooks. With the ancient play on "Roma" and "Amor"—ROMAMOR—Testa invites readers to experience the world's long love affair with one of its most beautiful cities.
(1998) 301 pp., 54 illus.
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