The Monuments of Italy: A Regional Survey of Art, Architecture and Archaeology from Classical to Modern Times (Volume Boxed Set ed.)

The Monuments of Italy: A Regional Survey of Art, Architecture and Archaeology from Classical to Modern Times (Volume Boxed Set ed.)

By: Michael Oppenheimer (author)Hardback

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Italy has the Western world's richest concentration of archaeological and architectural sites, which have made the country an extraordinary repository of works of art. This six-volume, illustrated boxed-set lists and describes, region by region, Italy's vast array of classical monuments, churches, monasteries, cathedrals, palaces, villas and fortresses, detailing their architectural features, artistic contents and historical significance. It covers more than 3500 sites spread across 95 provinces and should be a valuable reference tool for historians, art historians and enthusiasts.

About Author

Sir Michael Oppenheimer is an historian and a former lecturer at Lincoln College, Oxford. Over forty years he has researched and recorded every cultural site of major importance in Italy.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781860645709
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 2080
  • ID: 9781860645709
  • ISBN10: 1860645704
  • edition: Volume Boxed Set ed.

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