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Maps, Guidebooks, and the World of Print

Pamela O. Long

in Engineering the Eternal City: Infrastructure, Topography, and the Culture of Knowledge in Late Sixteenth-Century Rome

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226543796
eISBN:
9780226591315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226591315.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter focuses on the making of maps of the city of Rome and on the printers of Rome who printed them and other images of the city. It shows the extensive communication among painters, ... More


Antitheses: Ancient and Modern Rome in Sixteenth-Century Imagery

Jessica Maier

in Rome Measured and Imagined: Early Modern Maps of the Eternal City

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226127637
eISBN:
9780226127774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226127774.003.0005
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cartography

In the late sixteenth century, mapmakers turned away from Bufalini’s timeless fusion as well as his ichnographic language in order to sift through the Roman palimpsest. Their desire to recreate the ... More


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