Craft dynasties as a historiographical dilemma for the architecture of south-oriental Sicily in the 16th century
Marco Rosario Nobile
- Publisher: Università Mediterranea di Reggio Calabria
ArcHistoR Architettura Storia Restauro - Architecture History Restoration
Architecture | NA1-9428 | History (General) | D1-2009
The essay examines the case of the documented beginnings of a dynasty of master builders (in south-east Sicily in the mid 16th century): the Odierna family. The brevity and incompleteness of the sources lead to an initial, superficial interpretation; a simple artisan di...