1st Edition

Rome




ISBN 9780367286217
Published May 7, 2019 by Routledge
826 Pages

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Book Description

This book deals with the city of Rome and its buildings in the period between Bernini's death in 1680 and the year 1797, when Thorvaldsen came to the papal city. It focuses on dealing mainly with some types of architectural monuments—such as monasteries, public civic buildings and town houses.

Table of Contents

The Great Motifs -- The Capital of Christendom -- Convents and Monasteries -- The Common Weal -- The Palaces -- Squares and Streets -- Houses in the Country -- The Call of the Ruins -- Bibliography and Notes -- Index -- Maps of Rome.

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Christian Elling