• Italian History

  • A Captivating Guide to the History of Italy and Rome
  • By: Captivating History
  • Narrated by: Jason Zenobia
  • Length: 10 hrs and 57 mins
  • 4.7 out of 5 stars (7 ratings)

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By: Captivating History
Narrated by: Jason Zenobia
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Publisher's Summary

If you want to discover the captivating history of Italy and Rome, then pay attention...

Two captivating manuscripts in one audiobook: 

  • History of Italy: A Captivating Guide to Italian History, Starting from the First Settlements Through the Middle Ages to the Modern Period
  • History of Rome: A Captivating Guide to Roman History, Starting from the Legend of Romulus and Remus Through the Roman Republic, Byzantium, Medieval Period, and Renaissance to Modern History

Some of the topics covered in part one of this audiobook include:

  • The Bronze Age in Italy and the Early Settlements
  • Iron Age and Pre-Roman Italy
  • Italy in the Roman Period
  • Barbarian and Byzantine Italy
  • The Kingdom of the Lombards and the Emergence of the Papal States
  • Italy’s Place in the Holy Roman Empire
  • Italy’s Renaissance
  • The Modern History of Italy
  • And much, much more!

Some of the topics covered in part two of this audiobook include:

  • The Founding of Rome: Myth and Reality
  • The Kingdom of Rome
  • The Roman Republic
  • Social Wars and the End of the Roman Republic
  • Pax Romana
  • The Third and Early Fourth Centuries
  • The Fall of the West; The East Thrives
  • Rome in the Middle Ages
  • The Renaissance
  • Modern History of Rome 
  • And much, much more!

So, if you want to learn more about the history of Italy and Rome, get this audiobook now!

©2021 Captivating History (P)2021 Captivating History
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Categories: History

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Excellent summary of Roman history

Overall a broad, albeit superficial, review of Roman history from its beginnings up to the immediate post World War II era. Focusing on major events and figures, it is an excellent place to begin.

A previous reviewer criticize this presentation because it didn’t spend enough time going over the lives of the common Romans. Well this may seem like a fair critique on its surface, it actually is rather unfair. Very little is known about the common people of any ancient civilization, because standards of living were so much lower than in the past century. The vast majority of people, even those who would’ve been considered well off, had very little they could leave behind to history.

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interesting

I've always wanted to know more about the history of where my family is from. This Book was a blessing.

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Excellent

Another great book by Matt and the team at Captivating History. Well researched, well organized.

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  • Helen Unsworth
  • 09-05-21

A COMPREHENSIVE ACCOUNT OF ITALIAN HISTORY

Thoroughly enjoyed this account of the growth and decline of the Italian Empire throughout the ages. This is narrated in an easy to listen way and is full of interesting facts. I will definitely listen to this audiobook again and again to glean every fact given.