The Italian Piazza Transformed: Parma in the Communal Age

The Italian Piazza Transformed: Parma in the Communal Age

by Areli Marina, Shaun O'Boyle

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780271050706
Publisher: Penn State University Press
Publication date: 04/27/2012
Series: A Keystone Book Series
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 10.20(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Areli Marina is Assistant Professor of Architectural History, Art History, and Medieval Studies at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Table of Contents


List of Illustrations



About the Reconstruction Diagrams


Part I: The Production of Order

1 (Re)constructing the Piazza del Duomo

2 (Re)constructing the Communal Piazza

Part II: The Piazza and Public Life

3 The Legislation of Order

4 The Eloquent Piazza

Epilogue: Parma’s Spatial Practice Compared


I: On Measurement, Module, and Geometry in Medieval Parma

II: The Communal Buildings of Parma: Evidence and Interpretation

III: Salimbene de Adam’s Account of Parma’s Late Thirteenth-Century Architectural Projects




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