Engineering the Eternal City E–book/E–pub
- Engineering the Eternal City
- Pamela O. Long
- 24 October 2020
Pamela O. Long ¹ 5 Read
Summary Engineering the Eternal City Pamela O. Long ¹ 5 Read Summary ¹ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ¹ Pamela O. Long Ew straight streets and even the relocation of immensely heavy ancient Egyptian obelisks that Roman emperors had carried to the city centuries before This portrait of an early modern Rome examines the many conflicts failures and successes that shaped the city as decision makers tried to control not only Rome’s structures and infrastructures but also the people who lived there Taking up visual images of the city created during the same period most importantly in maps and.Summary Engineering the Eternal City
Summary Engineering the Eternal City Pamela O. Long ¹ 5 Read Summary ¹ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ¹ Pamela O. Long Urban representations this book shows how in a time before the development of modern professionalism and modern bureaucracies there was far wide ranging conversation among people of various backgrounds on issues of engineering and infrastructure than there is in our own times Physicians civic leaders jurists cardinals popes and clerics engaged with painters sculptors architects printers and other practitioners as they discussed argued and completed the projects that remade Ro.
Summary ¹ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ¹ Pamela O. Long
Summary Engineering the Eternal City Pamela O. Long ¹ 5 Read Summary ¹ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ¹ Pamela O. Long Between the catastrophic flood of the Tiber River in 1557 and the death of the “engineering pope” Sixtus V in 1590 the city of Rome was transformed by intense activity involving building construction and engineering projects of all kinds Using hundreds of archival documents and primary sources Engineering the Eternal City explores the processes and people involved in these infrastructure projects sewers bridge repair flood prevention aueduct construction the building of n.