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Aeolian winds and the spirit in Renaissance architecture : Academia Eolia revisited

Author: Barbara Kenda
Publisher: London [u.a.] : Routledge, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Computer file : English : [Online-ausg.]
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One of the principle goals of Renaissance architects was to augment the powers of pneuma so as to foster the art of well-being. This work presents studies of Renaissance pneumatology exploring the  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Kenda
ISBN: 9780415398039 0415398045 9780415398046 0415398037
OCLC Number: 612418106
Reproduction Notes: [La Vergne, Tenn.[u.a.]] MyiLibrary, 2006. online-Ressource.
Description: XIV, 175 S. : ill
Contents: 1. Introduction Barbara Kenda 2. Chasma Ges: Delphic Pneuma and the Cult of Asklepios Richard Economakis 3. 'Study the Warm Winds and the Cold': Hippocrates and the Renaissance Villa Matthew Hardy 4. The Role of the Winds in the Architectural Theory from Vitruvius to Scamozzi Alessandro Nova 5. Making Visible the Invisible: Signs of Aer in Renaissance Treatises Paul Emmons & Marco Frascari 6. Poetry and "Spirited" Ancient Sculpture in Renaissance Rome: Pomponio Leto's Academy to the Sixteenth-Century Sculpture Garden Kathleen Christian 7. The Winds in the Corners: Giulio Romano, The Elements, & the Palazzo Te's Fall of the Giants David Mayernik 8. The Breath of Cities Rebecca Williamson
Responsibility: ed. by Barbara Kenda.

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