Journals Higher Education



Published: 29 April 2011

336 Pages | 55 illus.

6-1/2 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199766895

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The Ruin of the Eternal City

Antiquity and Preservation in Renaissance Rome

David Karmon

  • Presents a new theory that Renaissance Rome was responsible for some of the most important innovations in the city's history for the preservation of ancient remains
  • Dozens of illustrations offer unprecedented visual comparisons and perspectives on the changing city over time
  • Includes unpublished excavation licenses and papal urban regulation mandates, transcribed for the first time in full and with complete English translations