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medieval illuminated codex THE ANCESTORS OF ROME'S DIALECT - I
LE MIRACOLE DE ROMA  (Rome's Wonders)
(13th century)
Rome guide for pilgrims

bust of Cola di Rienzo THE ANCESTORS OF ROME'S DIALECT - II
CRONICA  (Chronicle)
(1357-58)
life of Cola di Rienzo

St.Francesca Romana THE ANCESTORS OF ROME'S DIALECT - III
TRACTATI  (Essays)
(c.1450)
life of Saint Francesca Romana

Meo Patacca (from a table by B.Pinelli) GIUSEPPE BERNERI
(c.1637 - 1700)
MEO PATACCA
with an appendix about the sites mentioned in the poem

G.G.Belli GIUSEPPE GIOACHINO BELLI
(1791 - 1863)
SONNETS
a selection from his famous collection

C.Pascarella CESARE PASCARELLA
(1858 - 1940)
LA SCOPERTA DE L'AMERICA
(The Discovery Of America)

Giggi Zanazzo GIGGI ZANAZZO
(1860 - 1911)
USI, COSTUMI E PREGIUDIZI DEL POPOLO DI ROMA
(Habits, Customs and Prejudices of Rome's People)

Trilussa TRILUSSA
(1871 - 1950)
a selection of poems and sonnets

A.Fabrizi ALDO FABRIZI
(1905-1990)
the art of food and cooking in verse

teach yourself roman TEACH YOURSELF ROMAN
an introduction to roman dialect:
grammar, glossary, idiomatic expressions

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