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Local antiquaries and the expansive sense of the past: a case study from Counter-Reformation Spain

Katrina B. Olds

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/9781526117045.003.0009
Subject:
Art, Art History

In the seventeenth century, Spanish antiquarians collected inscriptions, coins, and other evidence of their community’s illustrious Christian origins, conflictive medieval past, and glorious present. ... More


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

Kathleen Christian and Bianca de Divitiis (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526117045
eISBN:
9781526141910
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526117045.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

This book brings together essays on the burgeoning array of local antiquarian practices developed across Europe in the early modern era (c. 1400-1700). Adopting an interdisciplinary and comparative ... 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


Luís de Camões’s The Lusiads and the paradoxes of expansion

João R. Figueiredo

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/9781526117045.003.0010
Subject:
Art, Art History

Following a well-known trend in early-modern Europe, the Portuguese poet Luís de Camões widely refashioned the myth of Lusus, an obscure son of Bacchus mentioned by Pliny, with two main purposes: to ... More


Reusing and redisplaying antiquities in early modern France

William Stenhouse

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/9781526117045.003.0007
Subject:
Art, Art History

This essay examines attitudes towards the display, study and protection of Roman antiquities, including inscriptions, bas-reliefs, and statues, in southern France, looking particularly at the towns ... More


Local antiquities in Spain: from Tarragona to Córdoba

Fernando Marías

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/9781526117045.003.0008
Subject:
Art, Art History

The study of Local Roman Antiquities developed in Spain from the end of the 15th Century focusing on the ancient remains of Roman cities as Mérida, Segovia, Murviedro and Tarragona. Foreign and ... More


The Rebirth of Ruins

Andrew Hui

in The Poetics of Ruins in Renaissance Literature

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780823273355
eISBN:
9780823273393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823273355.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter argues that how the idea that material ruins could be objects of empirical knowledge was born in the Renaissance and defined the period as such. Rome, the proverbial palimpsestic city, ... More


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