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Italian yesterdays
Fraser, Mary (Crawford) "Mrs. Hugh Fraser.".
Publication Information:
New York : Dodd, Mead and company, 1913.
Physical Description:
2 volumes ; 24 cm
v. 1. Impressions of early Rome. Reminiscences of modern Rome. Last days of the apostles. Roman yesterdays. A feudal villa. A church pilgrimage. The later emperors. The end of the pilgrimage. St. Cecilia. Martyrdom of St. Cecilia. the church under Constantine. Story of Alaric. The sphinx of French history. Truth of the iron mask. A "cause célébre". Eustochia. A sketch of Verona. The brawl of Venice. Legendary Venice. A dog's life. "The wedding of the sea". War with Genoa.-v. 2. Saints of the church. Founder of monasticism. St. Gregory the Great. Memories of the Pantheon. Early life of Father Mastal. Pope Pius IX. Captivity of Pope Pius VII. In Sabina. People of the hills. A story of Venice. Queen Joan of Naples. A mediaeval nightmare. The vampire monarch from Hungary. End of John's career. Naples under Murat. Murat's last days. Italian seas. Southern shores.
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