Art & History of Rome and the Vatican in the Jubilee Year 2000: this fantastic 192 pp. large format overview of the Eternal City features over 500 color photographs, over 40 maps and diagrams, a 4 panel fold-out of the restored ceiling of the Sistine Chapel and a detailed layout of Ancient Rome. The insightful text is handily divided into neighborhoods and details the historical and artistic aspects that make Rome one of the most beautiful and historic cities on earth. The logical and utilitarian organization makes self-guided tours a snap. For traveler, armchair traveler, and art lover alike this book will be treasured for many years to come.