architectural antiquities of Rome

by George Ledwell Taylor

Publisher: G.L. Taylor [etc.] in London

Written in English
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  • Architecture -- Rome,
  • Rome (Italy) -- Antiquities

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Statementmeasured and delineated by G.L. Taylor and Edward Cresy
ContributionsCresy, Edward, 1792-1858, joint author
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Pagination2 v.
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Open LibraryOL15244314M

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Ethnologic and archaeologic. Mythology and folk lore. III. Graphic systems and. The Rome Guide Book includes a free city map and a downloadable CD / DVD Rom. Author: Rome Guide Book is written by Romolo Augusto Staccioli, full Professor (ret.) of Etruscology and Italian Antiquities at the University of Rome “La Sapienza” Format: cm 19,5 x Pages:   Enhanced with illustrations and commentary, the book also includes the first full English translation of Raphael’s famous letter to Pope Leo X on the monuments of ancient Rome.

For architectural historians, tourists, and armchair travelers, this book offers fresh and surprising insights into the antiquarian and ecclesiastical preoccupations. Ionian Antiquities (), published by the Society of Dilettanti, is similar in nature and contains engravings of Greek temples.

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Taylor and Cresy's work was intended as a Roman counterpart to Stuart and Revett's influential four-volume The antiquities of Athens,containing detailed shaded and outline. Taylor, Cresy, The Architectural Antiquities of Rome Excerpt from The Architectural Antiquities of Rome, Vol.

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Cockerell Cambridge Castor and Pollux Charles Robert Cockerell City Classical Cockerell's colour columns. A landscape scene showing the excavation of antiquities, probably in Italy, in the 18th century. Amidst architectural ruins, a laborer thrusts a shovel into the ground under the supervision of an aristocratic gentleman, finely dressed in knee breeches, a long coat and three-cornered hat.The Architectural Antiquities of Rome, 2 vols., (London, ), 11, p.

20). The costs incurred put such operations beyond the reach of Cited by: 2. Discover the oldest European public collection of antiquities created by Pope Sixtus IV at the end of the Tickets for this museum are limited and likely to sell out so be sure to book soon.

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The largest known ancient manuscript is the Codex Gigas, more famously called “the Devil’s Bible” due to a full-page illustration of the Devil himself and the legends that swirl around the takes two people to lift the book, which is made of more than animal skins.

It was written in the 13th century A.D., and it currently resides in the National Library in Stockholm. The Campidoglio was re-designed by Michelangelo.

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Holliday American Journal of Archaeology Vol.No. 3 (July ).However we are pleased to present our first formal catalogue on the subject, offering a brief overview of the celebrated decorative, architectural, and archaeological achievements of ancient.The foundation of the American Academy in Rome dates back more than one hundred years to the early decades of the last century.

Over the years, the Academy has acquired a study collection of material goods from antiquity, including coins, statues and figurines, lamps, stucco and other architectural fragments, jewelry, and inscriptions.