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The Ruin of the Eternal City: Antiquity and Preservation in Renaissance Rome

David Karmon

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199766895
eISBN:
9780199896745
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199766895.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine, World History: BCE to 500CE

In Renaissance Rome, ancient ruins were preserved as often as they were mined for their materials. Although the question of what to preserve and how continued to be subject to debate, preservation ... More


Roma caput mundi: Rome’s local antiquities as symbol and source

Kathleen Christian

in Local antiquities, local identities: Art, literature and antiquarianism in Europe, c. 1400–1700

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526117045
eISBN:
9781526141910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526117045.003.0004
Subject:
Art, Art History

It will consider different antiquarian strategies in Rome adopted during a window of time (from the second half of the fifteenth century into the early sixteenth) when antiquity was open and ... More


Montaigne at Rome, 1580–1: The and the Papal Court

Warren Boutcher

in The School of Montaigne in Early Modern Europe: Volume One: The Patron Author

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198123743
eISBN:
9780191829437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198123743.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, European Literature

1.7 relates the transmission and evolution of the work after first publication (1580) to the story—told in the Journal—of Montaigne’s enfranchisement as a noble citizen of Renaissance Rome. The focus ... More


The Patron’s Œuvre

Warren Boutcher

in The School of Montaigne in Early Modern Europe: Volume One: The Patron Author

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198123743
eISBN:
9780191829437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198123743.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, European Literature

Chapter 3 relates authorship and patronage in order to argue for a different, more historically informed approach to Montaigne’s self-portrait. It departs from the traditional early modern notion of ... More


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