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St. Peter's in the Vatican
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Marble is one of the great veins through the architectural tradition and fundamental building block of the Mediterranean world, from the Parthenon of mid-fifth century Athens, which was constructed of pentelic marble, to Justinian's Hagia Sophia i...
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'This collection ... provides much useful information about the history and influence of this building ... Perhaps the most fascinating essay for the general reader is the final one by Richard A. Etlin which shows how the great church, especially its dome, has influenced not only other great churches ... but also secular structures such as the ornate shopping gallery in Milan or the Capitol Building in Washington. This book will add greatly to the knowledge of anyone who cherishes this glory of Western Civilization.' Contemporary Review
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William Tronzo is Professor of Art History at Tulane University where he also directs the Medieval Studies Program and the Program in Italian Studies. A scholar of Italian medieval art, he is the author of The Cultures of his Kingdom: Roger II and the Cappella Palatina in Palermo.
1. Introduction William Tronzo; 2. Peter and Constantine Glen W. Bowersock; 3. The use and meaning of Spolia at St. Peter's Dale Kinney; 4. Est haec sacra principis aedes: the Vatican basilica from Innocent III to Gregory IX (1198-1241) Antonio Iacobini; 5. Renaissance St. Peter's Christof Thoenes; 6. Michelangelo to Marchionni, 1546-1784 Henry A. Millon; 7. Bernini at St. Peter's: Singularis in singularis, in omnibus unicus; St. Peter's in the modern era: the paradoxical colossus Richard Etlin; 9. Appendix: Theatres for the canonisation of saints: the architectural structures for celebrating the ceremony Alessandra Anselmi.