Publication Year
1558
Aquisition Year
2009-2010
Author
Flavio Biondo
Acquired From
In Venetia: Appresso Domenico Giglio
First reconstruction of the ancient city of Rome. Includes personal observations on such contemporary endeavors as the building projects of the Malatesta, penned ca. 1444-1446. Arranged topographically and by building type. Also includes Italia illustrata (1474), a description of Italy in fourteen regions, with an accurate list of the cities, etc.

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  • 15th-18th c. editions
  • Commentaries