The series «LE DONNE – women and the city» gives a glimpse into the lives of a total 90 women in Venice, Rome and Sicily, hence also the cities and the island. A warm and intriguing invitation to experience the cities and the island from a new angle.
Will be released in: May (VENICE), September (ROME), November (SICILY).
In «LE DONNE - women and the city, ROME» the author has given the famous seven heights each their own theme. She has close conversations with ten women in the city and relates them to one of the hilltops. To this adds another 20 women of ancient times.
Acca Larenzia was the shepherd woman in the myth of the origins of Rome. She looked after the twin boys Romulus and Remus after her husbond found them at the foot of a hill. Vanda Collangeli stirs the pots in her restaurant and serves us her favorite recipe. Senator Emma Bonino receives on the fifth floor, distinguishes between power and influence and reveals her favorite word that she has never thought of before.
Their interesting lives add to the knowledge of Rome and despite their opinions on the cities decline they all love Rome, full of art and culture and female power.
The author invites you into something genuine and close, whether you read before you go, are on the road or «travel» in your favourite chair at home. Map inside cover.
Join the journey you will not find in a traditional guidebook.
Be present in your own life.
Be present in Rome!
Design: Laura van As