2008, English, Book, Illustrated edition: A tale of twenty cities : a romantic journey through time / Ian Gutheridge. Guthridge, Ian.

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A tale of twenty cities : a romantic journey through time / Ian Gutheridge
 
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Physical Description
  • ii, 550 p., [16] p. of plates : col. ill. , map ; 23 cm.
Published
  • Middle Park, Vic. : Medici School Publications, [2008?]
Language
  • English

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Title
  • A tale of twenty cities : a romantic journey through time /​ Ian Gutheridge.
Also Titled
  • Tale of 20 cities
Author
  • Guthridge, Ian.
Published
  • Middle Park, Vic. : Medici School Publications, [2008?]
Physical Description
  • ii, 550 p., [16] p. of plates : col. ill. , map ; 23 cm.
Subjects
Summary
  • Dr Guthridge focusses on 20 favourite art and travel destinations but arranges them in a time line and then addes in the character of each place and its relationship with the others. The author was a Jesuit priest for 20 years and then an historian.
Contents
  • Machine derived contents note: SEMINAL CITIES IN THE MIDDLE AND FAR EAST
  • 1. Egypt: Pyram ids, Temples. Tombs, Gods and Pharaohs
  • 2. Iraq and the Indus Valley: Lost Glories, Lasting Impact 21
  • 3. Jerusalem: Fount of Judaism, Christianity and Islam 40
  • 4. China and India: New W orlds, New "W ays 60
  • CLASSICAL CITIES - ATHENS, ROME AND BEYOND
  • 5. Athens: the Parthenon and the Daw n of the W est 77
  • 6. The "Axial Age" of Confucius, Buddha and Zoroastei 97
  • 7. Rom e: splendid Centre of Europe's first Em pire 113
  • 8. Ilan China and G upta India Rivals of Rom e 130
  • 9. Jesus C hrist and Christianity: a new D im ension 144
  • LUMINOUS CITIES OF THE "DARK" AGES
  • 10. Constantinople: Bridge between East and W est 159
  • 11. T'ang China, and the Pyram ids of the M aya 175
  • 12. Cordoba: "The Genius of Arab Civilization" 192
  • 13. Islam and the K oran Then and N ow 212
  • WATERSHED CITIES OF THE "MIDDLE" AGES
  • 14. Pisa and Chartres: Conversions, Crusades, Cathedrals and Trade 229
  • 15. Temples in India; Painting and Porcelain in China 246
  • 16. Venice: the Lagoon, Canals, St M ark's and Painting 264
  • 17. W ith M arco Polo to the Court of Kublai Khan 285
  • RENAISSANCE CITIES AND A NEW GLOBAL WORLD
  • 18. Bruges: Jewel City and "Venice of the North 299
  • 19. M oscow and the K rem lin: H eart of Russia 315
  • 20. Florence: Power-House of the Renaissance 333
  • 21. W ith Vasco to India; with Columbus to the Americas 353
  • 22. The Aztecs of M exico and the Incas of Peru 375
  • WORLD-POWER CITIES OF A NEW AGE
  • 23. M adrid and the rugged Splendours of Spain 393
  • 24. London: Imperial Rival to Rome and Paris 413
  • 25. Amsterdam: W indmills, Canals, Dams and Rembrandt 434
  • 26. St Petersburg: Russia's "W indow on the West" 453
  • INLAND CITIES OF CENTRAL EUROPE
  • 27. Vienna: the Habsburgs, the Blue Danube and Mozart 473
  • 28. Berlin: M onumental City of a new united Germany 493
  • 29. Slavic Prague and M agyar Budapest 511
  • MODERN CITIES - PARIS AND NEW YORK
  • 30. Paris: from Notre Dame to the Impressionists 531
  • 31. New York: the Sky-scraper City of the Future 552
  • MUSIC AND SCIENCE AS ACCOMPANIMENTS
  • ON OUR JOURNEY
  • 32. The Progress of Science as the Forge of Change 570
  • 33. The Sound of M usic a M usical Finale 589.
Notes
  • Includes index.
  • Bibliography: p. 608-614.
Language
  • English
ISBN
  • 9780958864558
  • 0958864551 :
Dewey Number
  • 909.091732
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