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ritual use of public space in Renaissance Rome

Richard Joseph Ingersoll

ritual use of public space in Renaissance Rome

by Richard Joseph Ingersoll

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Public spaces -- Italy -- Rome -- Religious aspects.,
  • Public spaces -- Italy -- Rome -- Political aspects.,
  • Renaissance -- Italy -- Rome.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Richard Joseph Ingersoll.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. (iii, 548 leaves) :
    Number of Pages548
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16625815M

    A collection of essays documenting the ritual events and ceremonies of Renaissance Siena. Common themes addressed, such as the use of public space, the inclusive and exclusiveness of participants, and the implications of ceremonial practice, explore the different components of ritual life within the context of the Italian Renaissance. The Renaissance in the city-state of Rome began in the early 15th century during a time of relative peace. This allowed art and other Renaissance pursuits to flourish in the Italian city-state. In fact, the center of the Italian Renaissance shifted from Florence to Rome throughout this century, as it became a beacon of humanist ideals.

    Theatre - Theatre - Developments of the Renaissance: Just before , Italian amateur actors were performing classical comedies on stages with no decoration except for a row of curtained booths. By , complex painted scenery and scene changes were being featured in production in Florence. And by , Italy had developed staging practices that would dominate European theatre for the next. I would like to write a more popular and accessible, five hundred year history of the modern public art museum, but in a way that significantly expands the temporal and geographical range of this book. Instead of looking just at Rome from , I want to begin with Renaissance European Classicism and Humanism, then trace the new ways of.

    In his book, Siena: Constructing the Renaissance City was awarded the Royal Institute of British Architects, Early Modern Italian cities (). He is interested in interdisciplinary topics to do with the ritual use of public space, urban identity, the representation and perception of community groups within cities, as well as the. Smithsonian Books has released The Smithsonian History of Space Exploration by Roger D. Launius. From the Babylonian astronomers of B.C. who charted the paths of planets, to the ancient Inca and Aztec builders of early astronomical observatories, to the launch of Sputnik 1 and the moon landing, through today’s private and public space exploration endeavors, humans have.


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Ritual use of public space in Renaissance Rome by Richard Joseph Ingersoll Download PDF EPUB FB2

Ritual use of public space in renaissance Rome. c (OCoLC) Material Type: Thesis/dissertation, Manuscript: Document Type: Book, Archival Material: All Authors / Contributors: Richard Joseph Ingersoll. (The Journals of Early Modern Studies, Summer ) "This book is the first modern collection of essays in English to look at civic ritual in the city of Siena and it presents a refreshingly theorized approach to how the Sienese used public performances and the collective memories of space and history to structure the urban polity.5/5(1).

The fourth section shows how modern Rome continued to express strong interest in the control and management of public space, the definition of which was necessarily selective in this vastly extensive city. The collection ends with an essay on the contemporary debate for revitalizing Rome's eastern by: 2.

This paper examines how these religious objects were activated in a public space, a setting composed of sacred and profane elements. In the early modern era, the Ponte Sant’Angelo connected Rome’s city center to St.

Peter’s Basilica while also serving as a setting for civic processions, spectacular fireworks displays, and public : Kelly Whitford. Divided into five chronological sections (Antiquity, Middle Ages, Renaissance, Baroque, Modern and Contemporary) the volume opens with the issue of how public space was defined in classical Roman law and how ancient city managers organized the maintenance of these spaces, before moving on to explore how this legacy was redefined and reinterpreted during the Middle Ages.

On this see Richard Ingersoll,The Ritual use of Public space in renaissance Rome, PhD University of California, Berkeley, ; Summit, Topography, 40 In some occasions its stated that one could receive more indulgences or liberate a soul from purgatory, depending.

reinforced by the public space that surrounded them and were activated at specific ritual moments Thus, for example, the city gates marked a legal and military boundary between the civitas and the contado, but were also a symbolic threshold for citizenship, authority and a host of other values.

ThetransitionfromrepublictomonarchywiththeaccessionofAugus- tus heralded the transformation not just of the Roman political system but of the city of Rome itself.

This volume, written by some of the fore- most scholars from around the world, addresses three main topics: the impact of imperial building programs on the configuration of space within the city and on the evolution of Rome’s urban image.

In book: A Companion to Renaissance and Baroque Art, pp Sixtus V and the Planning of Baroque Rome.” In his Space, Time and Architecture, 75– The ritual use of public space.

these articles is the way in which public space is used. Special attention is given to formalised use as it is manifested in religious and political rituals and ceremonies performed in the urban ensemble, but also to other exceptional events that take place regularly in the city' (p.

13). A key problem is this term 'public space'. What does it. ritual use of streets as an expression of large-scale patronage and propaganda, quite distinctfromthe more everyday cityfunctionsofresidentcommunities and groups. A useful contrast is offered by those studies that focus on nonelite functions of urban space and streets, and it is here that truly innovative RENAISSANCE QUARTERLY.

24 One of the most sophisticated readings of urban space in relation to ritual in this period is R. Ingersoll, ‘Ritual use of public space in Renaissance Rome’ (University of California Ph.D. thesis, ); a collection that owes much to Spiro Kostof's study of urban form in relation to ritual is Çelik, Z., Favro, D.

and Ingersoll, R. (eds.), Streets. The transition from republic to monarchy with the accession of Augustus heralded the transformation not just of the Roman political system but of the city of Rome itself. This volume, written by some of the foremost scholars from around the world, addresses three main topics: the impact of imperial building programs on the configuration of space within the city and on the evolution of Rome's.

Richard Joseph Ingersoll, The Ritual Use of Public Space in Renaissance Rome (Diss., University of California at Berkeley, ), – See also Peter Partner, Renaissance Rome, – (Berkeley: University of California Press, ), Google Scholar. The one-off use of pyres and effigies in these highly charged public ritual events is persuasively argued to have played an important role in cementing and reproducing cultural values and imperial power.

Ephemeral architecture and monuments, as argued in these chapters and in the introduction, are a promising area for further research. Divided into five chronological sections (Antiquity, Middle Ages, Renaissance, Baroque, Modern and Contemporary) the volume opens with the issue of how public space was defined in classical Roman law and how ancient city managers organized the maintenance of these spaces, before moving on to explore how this legacy was redefined and.

Religion in ancient Rome includes the ancestral ethnic religion of the city of Rome that the Romans used to define themselves as a people, as well as the religious practices of peoples brought under Roman rule, in so far as they became widely followed in Rome and Italy.

The Romans thought of themselves as highly religious, and attributed their success as a world power to their collective piety. SHAPING THE URBAN PUBLIC SPACES According to one of the possible classifications, this time given by Fernand Braudel, we could define three major city types - open (ancient Greece and Rome), closed (medieval) and towns from the Renaissance onward.

The emperor and Rome: space, representation, and ritual | Björn C. Ewald and Carlos F. Noreña (eds.) | download | B–OK. Download books for free.

Find books. We use cookies to offer you a better experience, personalize content, tailor advertising, provide social media features, and better understand the use of our services. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.The papacy closely supervised the Renaissance evolution of Rome, maintaining its economic power, and thus control of the city, through the sale of church offices and taxation of the Papal States.

Throughout the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, papal holdings experienced periodic spurts of support for political independence from church control.

General Overviews. Few scholars set chronologically specific dates for the Renaissance in Rome, though most studies place it between the pontificates of Nicholas V (–) and Clement VII (–), some even more precisely between andwith others allowing for leeway on either side, though more on the side of the modern era, the late Renaissance.