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The Ruin of the Eternal CityAntiquity and Preservation in Renaissance Rome$
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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

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A Sixteenth-Century Meteor in the Roman Forum

A Sixteenth-Century Meteor in the Roman Forum

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(p.77) 3 A Sixteenth-Century Meteor in the Roman Forum
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The Ruin of the Eternal City
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David Karmon

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199766895.003.0003

While archaeologists such as Rodolfo Lanciani used inflammatory rhetoric to describe the destruction of antiquity in sixteenth-century Rome, this familiar criticism has also caused us to ignore crucial advances in Renaissance preservation practices. From Julius II and Bramante, to Leo X and Raphael, to Paul III and Latino Giovenale Manetti, preservation practices were steadily refined and improved during the first half of the sixteenth century.

Keywords:   Rodolfo Lanciani, sixteenth-century Rome, Julius II, Bramante, Leo X, Raphael, Paul III, papal commissioner of antiquity

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