The ruin of the Eternal City antiquity and preservation in Renaissance Rome

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 understanding of historic preservation as it occurred during the extraordinary rebuilding of a great E...

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Main Author: Karmon, David E.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New York Oxford University Press 2011, 2011
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
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Summary: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 understanding of historic preservation as it occurred during the extraordinary rebuilding of a great European capital city
Physical Description:ix, 320 p. ill
ISBN:9780199896745