Jerusalem on the Hill This author analyzes the Renaissance rebuilding of Saint Peter's basilica as a mirror of the political fortunes of the papacy.The project to revitalize the basilica as the center of a resurgent Church proceeded in step with the goal to reassert papal authority across the Italian peninsula, and to extend that authority to the Eastern Mediterranean by mounting a crusade to recover the Holy Land.By embedding references to the Holy Land in the fabric of the new basilica, the architecture itself became the expressive voice of the papacy's political agenda.Peter's tomb provided the fulcrum of a program to transform the basilica, and all of Rome, into a new Jerusal......
|Title||:||[( Jerusalem on the Hill: Rome and the Vision of St. Peter's in the Renaissance )] [by: Marie Tanner] [May-2011]|
|Number of Pages||:||384 Pages Page|
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