“The Story of Perugia” presents the fascinating history of the beautiful Italian city, exploring it's architecture, people, traditions, notable events, and more. Highly recommended for those with an interest in Perugia and Italian history in general. Contents include: “The earliest Origins of Perugia and growth of the City”, “The Condottieri and the Rise of the Nobles”, “The Baglioni. Paul III. and last years of the City”, “The City of Perugia”, “Palazzo Pubblico, The Fountain, and the Duomo”, “Fortress of Paul III.—S. Ercolano—S. Domenico—S. Pietro—S. Costanzo”, et cetera. Lady Duff Gordon (1821–1869) was an English writer best known for her “Letters from the Cape and Letters from Egypt” (1863–65). Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly rare and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new biography of the author. First published in 1901.