Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
The Ruin of the Eternal CityAntiquity and Preservation in Renaissance Rome$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

David Karmon

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780199766895

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199766895.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.oxfordscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2019. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use. date: 21 August 2019

Introduction

Introduction

Chapter:
(p.3) Introduction
Source:
The Ruin of the Eternal City
Author(s):

David Karmon

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199766895.003.0000

The introduction outlines the objectives of the book, which seeks to reassess preservation practices as they occurred in Renaissance Rome. The vocabulary of modern conservation theory is ill suited for this task. Instead, key terms defined by Biondo Flavio in the Roma instaurata of the mid-fifteenth century provide useful terminology to better evaluate the Renaissance understanding of interventions on ancient sites.

Keywords:   Biondo Flavio, Roma instaurata, conservation theory, preservation, restoration, Renaissance preservation practices

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .