The ruin of the Eternal City : antiquity and preservation in Renaissance Rome (Book, 2011) [WorldCat.org]
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The ruin of the Eternal City : antiquity and preservation in Renaissance Rome

Author: David E Karmon
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Preservation practices in ancient and medieval Rome -- Inventing a preservation program in fifteenth-century Rome -- A sixteenth-century meteor in the Roman Forum -- The Colosseum -- The Pantheon -- The Ponte Santa Maria -- Conclusion: Rethinking preservation practices in Renaissance Rome -- Appendix of archival documents.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David E Karmon
ISBN: 0199766894 9780199766895
OCLC Number: 754175041
Description: ix, 320 p. : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction ; New approaches to preservation problems ; Note on terminology ; Acknowledgments ; PART I ; Chapter 1: Preservation Practices in Ancient and Medieval Rome ; Chapter 2: Inventing a Preservation Program in Fifteenth-Century Rome ; Chapter 3: A Sixteenth-Century Meteor in the Roman Forum ; PART II ; Chapter 4: The Colosseum ; Chapter 5: The Pantheon ; Chapter 6: The Ponte Santa Maria ; Conclusion: rethinking preservation practices in Renaissance Rome ; Appendix of archival documents ; Sources and works cited
Responsibility: David Karmon.

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The Ruin of the Eternal City provides the first systematic analysis of the preservation practices of the popes, civic magistrates, and ordinary citizens of Renaissance Rome. This study offers a new  Read more...

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... attractive and well-illustrated ... * T. Corey Brennan, Times Literary Supplement *

 
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