Engineering the Eternal City [E–book/E–pub]

Engineering the Eternal City

Pamela O. Long ´ 1 READ

Between the catastrophic flood of The Tiber River In 1557 And The Tiber River in 1557 and the of the “engineering pope” Sixtus V in 1590 the city of Rome was transformed intense activity involving building construction and engineering projects of all kinds Using hundreds the city of was transformed by intense activity involving building construction and engineering projects of all kinds Using hundreds archival documents and primary sources Engineering the Eternal City explores the processes and people involved in these infrastructure projects sewers bridge epair flood prevention aueduct construction the building of Ew straight streets and even the elocation of immensely heavy ancient Egyptian
Obelisks That Roman Emperors 
that Roman emperors carried to the city centuries before   This portrait of an early modern Rome examines the many conflicts failures and successes that shaped of an early modern Rome examines the many conflicts failures and successes that shaped city as decision makers tried to control not only Rome’s structures and infrastructures but also the people who only Rome’s structures and infrastructures but also the people who there Taking up visual images of the city created during the same period most importantly in maps and. Urban epresentations 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 far wide anging conversation among people of various backgrounds issues of engineering and infrastructure than there is in our own times Physicians civic leaders jurists cardinals popes and clerics of engineering and infrastructure than there is in our own times Physicians civic leaders jurists cardinals popes and clerics WITH PAINTERS SCULPTORS ARCHITECTS PRINTERS AND OTHER PRACTITIONERS AS painters sculptors architects printers and other practitioners as discussed argued and completed the projects that emade Ro.

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