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Narratives and representations of a disaster in early seventeenth-century Naples
This essay analyses the development of genres concerned with narratives and representations of catastrophes in early seventeenth-century Naples. The focus here is the 1631 eruption of MountExpand
Alchemy and the Mendicant Orders of Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe
Over the last thirty years, alchemy’s reputation has been transformed. This has been driven by many scholars, but in particular by the research of William R. Newman and Lawrence M. Principe. In anExpand
The Italian Academies, 1525-1700: a themed collection database, London, British Library
A database of books published by Italian Academies between 1525 and 1700. The Italian Academies Themed Collection provides a detailed searchable database for locating printed material relating toExpand
Books, Gold, and Elixir: Alchemy and Religious Orders in Early Modern Naples
In the early modern period Naples was a European centre of learning where a number of scholars engaged with alchemy. Variously perceived as a legitimate scientific practice or as a mendacious trickExpand
From Propaganda to Science: Looking at the World of Academies in Early Seventeenth-century Naples
Early seventeenth-century Naples was a fragmented society where individual communities had their own religious and secular rulers. Locally deployed confraternities, saints and politicalExpand
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Disaster Narratives in Early Modern Naples. Politics, Communication and Culture
Florence. Michelangelo, for example, oversaw the restoration and construction of battlements, towers, and other fortifications of the city. Andrea del Sarto and Pontormo worked on commissions thatExpand
Becoming an Architect in Renaissance Italy: art, science, and the career of Baldassarre Peruzzi. By Ann C Huppert. 290mm. Pp ix + 221, many ills (some col), facsimiles, plans. Yale University Press,
clear why this has happened. Moreover, because she uses printed primary sources as they were originally edited, there are inconsistencies in the presentation, most notably in the use ofExpand