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Italy, the Culture

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Hardback

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Italy, the Culture by Greg Nickles
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This book is suitable for ages 9-14. A rich connection between the people and art is at the core of the many traditions of Italy. "Italy - The Culture" explores the religious history of the country, the festivals, art, and architecture as well as the language and literature of Italy. The topics covered include: the heart of Roman Catholicism; Vatican City - St. Peter's Basilica and its beautiful art; celebrating Natale, Capdanno, and Pasqua; Carnevale, Liberation Day, and Palio - a horserace in a town square; Renaissance and Baroque art featuring Michelangelo; ancient ruins - the Pantheon, Colosseum, and leaning tower of Pisa; the home of opera, commedia dell'arte, and famous literature; an Italian folktale - The tale of precious gifts; and, language and literature; stories of adventure.
Release date NZ
October 20th, 2001
Author
Country of Publication
Canada
Illustrations
colour photos & illus
Imprint
Crabtree Publishing Co,Canada
Pages
32
Dimensions
215x280x8
ISBN-13
9780778793717
Product ID
2245305

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