People and Places of the Roman Past

People and Places of the Roman Past

The Educated Traveller's Guide

Written by scholars who specialize in Roman history, religion, and culture, this book is written for travellers in search of inspiration and learning as they tour the streets, churches, museums, and monuments of the Roman past. Combining biographical portraits of some of Rome’s most significant historical figures with a study of the monuments, artworks, and places associated with them, <i>People and Places of the Roman Past</i> offers an informative and insightful look at the human and cultural history of one of the great cities of the world.
  • Cover
  • Contents
  • List of Illustrations
  • Acknowledgements and Editorial Note
  • List of Contributors
  • Peter Hatlie — The Educated Traveller’s Guide
  • David Dawson Vasquez — Pope Leo I the Great (ca. 400–461, r. 440–61 ce) at the Basilica di S. Pietro and the Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo
  • Sr. Catherine Joseph Droste — Saint Dominic de Guzmán (ca. 1170–1221 CE) at the Basilicas of S. Marco al Campidoglio, San Sisto Vecchio, and Santa Sabina
  • Andrew Osborn — John Keats (1795–1821 CE) and Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792–1822 CE) at the Keats-Shelley House and the Cimitero Acattolico
  • David Sweet — Julius Caesar (100–44 BCE) at the Teatro di Pompeo, Rostra, Tempio del Divo Giulio, and Basilica Giulia
  • Elizabeth C. Robinson — Empress Livia (58 BCE–29 CE) on the Palatino
  • Tyler Travillian — Emperor Hadrian (76–138 CE) at Castel Sant’Angelo, the Pantheon, and the Tempio di Venere e Roma
  • John Norris — Pope Clement I of Rome (ca. 35–99 or 101, r. 88–99 or 101 CE) at the Basilica di San Clemente
  • Peter Hatlie — Emperor Constantine (ca. 277–337, r. 324–37 CE) at the Arco di Costantino, the Basilica di San Giovanni in Laterano, and the Basilica dei Santi Quattro Coronati
  • Robert S. Dupree — Pope Paul III (1468–1549, r. 1534–49 CE), Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475–1564), and the Campidoglio
  • Fr. James Lehrberger — St. Thomas Aquinas (1225–74 CE) at Santa Sabina, the Angelicum, and the Basilica di Santa Maria Sopra Minerva
  • Roman Warden — Maria Clementina Sobieska (1702–35 CE) at the Basilica di S. Pietro, Palazzo Muti, and the Basilica dei XII Santi Apostoli
  • Elizabeth Lisot-Nelson — Pope Urban VIII (1568–1644, r. 1623–44 CE) at the Basilica di S. Pietro, Fontana del Tritone, and Palazzo Barberini
  • Bernadette Waterman Ward — John Henry Newman (1801–90 CE) at the Palazzo di Propaganda Fide, Basilica di Sant’Andrea delle Fratte, and the Chiesa di S. Giorgio in Velabro
  • Gregory Roper — Philip Neri (1515–95 CE) at the Catacombe di S. Sebastiano, the Chiesa di San Girolamo della Carità, the Basilica di San Giovanni dei Fiorentini, and the Chiesa Nuova
  • Dustin Gish — Pope Julius II (1443–1513, r. 1503–13 CE) at the Basilica di San Pietro, the Musei Vaticani, and Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli
  • Fr. Thomas Esposito — St. Peter (ca. 10–64 CE) and St. Paul (5–67 CE) at the Basilica di San Pietro, the Basilica di San Paolo Fuori le Mura, and the Abbazia delle Tre Fontane
  • Clare P. Frank & William A. Frank — Raphael Sanzio (1483–1520 CE), Tommaso “Fedra” Inghirami (1470–1516 CE), and Pope Julius II (1443–1513, r. 1503–13 CE) at the Stanza della Segnatura (1508–11 CE)
  • Scott F. Crider — Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475–1564 CE) at the Cappella Sistina
  • Appendix A — Concordance of Place Names
  • Appendix B — Timeline of the People and Places Mentioned in this Volume
  • Index



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