Mantua: History and Masterpieces

By: Canali, Ferruccio

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New, unread, unmarked. 254 color photos, 5 itineraries (day trips.) Mantua (Mantova in Italian) is a city in Lombardia and is one of the main artistic, cultural, and musical hubs of Northern Italy and the country as a whole. The city is known for its architectural treasures and artifacts, elegant palaces, and the medieval and Renaissance cityscape. Mantua is noted for its significant role in the history of opera (Monteverdi premiered L'Orfeo here) and is the place where Romeo was banished in Shakespeare's play Romeo and Juliet. The book Mantua History and Masterpieces is a travel guide as well as a souvenir book. It has five day trips which the author calls itineraries. ; 160 pages

Title: Mantua: History and Masterpieces

Author Name: Canali, Ferruccio

Categories: Italian, Castles and Fortresses, Museum Studies & Guides, Italy,

Edition: First English Edition

Publisher: Florence, Italy, Bonechi Edizioni Il Turismo: 1997

ISBN: 8872042941

ISBN 13: 9788872042946

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: New

Size: 7 3/4" x 10 1/4"

Seller ID: 292

Keywords: artistic, cultural, and musical hubs of Northern Italy architectural treasures artifacts Shakespeare Romeo amd Juliet Monteverdi L'Orfeo,