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21%OFFRichard Krautheimer - Rome: Profile of a City, 312-1308 - 9780691049618 - V9780691049618
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Rome: Profile of a City, 312-1308

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Description for Rome: Profile of a City, 312-1308 Paperback. Surveying the city's life from Christian Antiquity through the Middle Ages, this book focuses on monuments of art and architecture as they reflect the historical events, the ideological currents, and the meaning Rome. It tells a story in which the heritage of antiquity intertwines with the living presence of Christianity. Num Pages: 416 pages, 260 Halftones. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; 3F; 3H; AM; HBJD; HBLA; HBLC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 277 x 212 x 31. Weight in Grams: 1268.
In this classic study, surveying the city's life from Christian Antiquity through the Middle Ages, Richard Krautheimer focuses on monuments of art and architecture as they reflect the historical events, the ideological currents, and the meaning Rome held for its contemporaries. Lavishly illustrated, this book tells an intriguing story in which the heritage of antiquity intertwines with the living presence of Christianity. Written by one of the great art historians of our time, it offers a profile of the Eternal City unlike any drawn in the past or likely to be drawn in the future. "Krautheimer was never (or only ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Princeton University Press
Number of pages
389
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Condition
New
Weight
1268g
Number of Pages
416
Place of Publication
New Jersey, United States
ISBN
9780691049618
SKU
V9780691049618
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 7 to 11 working days
Ref
99-28

About Richard Krautheimer
Richard Krautheimer was Professor at the Institute of Fine Arts at New York University. He authored numerous works, including The Rome of Alexander VII, 1655-1667 and Lorenzo Ghiberti (both Princeton).

Reviews for Rome: Profile of a City, 312-1308
"Krautheimer's book shows us what history and art history can be when they are truly combined."
Speculum "It would be difficult to find a word other than masterpiece to describe this book."
Church History "Everyone should be grateful for this learned and humane work, which combines a powerful grasp of the principles and minutiae of the history of Western art with a ... Read more

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