Craft dynasties as a historiographical dilemma for the architecture of south-oriental Sicily in the 16th century

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Marco Rosario Nobile (2016)
  • Publisher: Università Mediterranea di Reggio Calabria
  • Journal: ArcHistoR Architettura Storia Restauro - Architecture History Restoration (issn: 2384-8898)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.14633/AHR032
  • Subject: 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... View more
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