Classical, Christian, and Muslim Remains in the Construction of Imperial Seville (1520-1635)

  title={Classical, Christian, and Muslim Remains in the Construction of Imperial Seville (1520-1635)},
  author={Amanda Wunder},
  journal={Journal of the History of Ideas},
  pages={195 - 212}
  • Amanda Wunder
  • Published 2003
  • Sociology
  • Journal of the History of Ideas
How were various strata of local history—Classical, Christian, and Muslim—incorporated into the building of imperial Seville (sixteenth and seventeenth centuries), and what was the impact of the critical approach to evidence developed in Renaissance Italy on actual urban projects? Three case-studies—of a noble palace, the Casa de Pilatos; of a public park, the Alameda de Hércules; and of a carpentry treatise by master builder Diego López de Arenas—reveal the malleable role of historical… Expand
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