Italian architecture
Italy has a very broad and diverse architectural style, which cannot be simply classified by period or region, due to Italy's division into several city-states until 1861. However, this has created a ...
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BBC - Bernini's Ecstasy of St. Tereza
Released in 2006 in the U.K., this clip is part of a video of a Simon Schama BBC TV series entitled Power of Art which narrates the life and art of the leading Italian sculptor and prominent architect...
Peterhof (Petrodvorets), St. Petersburg
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Constantin Brancusi and Richard Serra at Fondation Beyeler - YouTube
http://www.vernissage.tv | Constantin Brancusi & Richard Serra at Fondation Beyeler in Riehen, Switzerland, brings together two of the most important sculpto...
Rome: Baroque Brilliance
This second of three shows on Rome reveals a city busy with life and bursting with Baroque. We'll ramble through the venerable heart of Rome, admire breathta...
British Archeologists Have Discovered Long-Lost Roman Roads Using LIDAR
For years, the United Kingdom’s Environment Agency has been using Lidar to study flooding and coastal changes. Since 1998, it’s had an unexpected use: discovering long-lost roads left by the Romans, h...
BBC Travel - Italy's secret chocolate town
For years, travelers have been drawn to Sicily’s intriguing history, smoking volcanoes and famed cuisine, but somehow the island’s distinctive chocolate – made in the UNESCO World Heritage town of Mod...
Fishmonger Bazaar - Catania fish market
Matt Goulding visits the Catania fish market on the Piazza Carlo Alberto and finds octopus, men and Marlboro Lights...
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Researchers Discover Secret Recipe Of Roman Concrete That Allowed It To Endure For Over 2,000 Years
Ancient Rome’s concrete recipe is an impressive feat in architectural history. Some Roman buildings are so spectacular in their construction and beauty that modern builders would never attempt somethi...
The Colossal Head of Decebalus, King of the Dacians
In the heart of Rome stands a 38m tall column built in the 2nd century A.D. Carved in low relief spiralling around the monument are over 2600 figures, representing the combatants of wars fought in a d...
Trajan's Column - Reading an Ancient Comic Strip
The victory of the Roman emperor Trajan over the Dacians in back-to-back wars is carved in numerous scenes that spiral up around a 126-foot marble pillar in Rome known as Trajan's Column. It's a tale ...
Ancient Roman architecture
Ancient Roman architecture developed different aspects of Ancient Greek architecture and newer technologies such as the arch and the dome to create a new architectural style. Roman architecture flouri...
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Italian Gothic architecture
The Gothic architecture appeared in Italy in the 12th century. The architectural ardite solutions and technical innovations of the French Gothic cathedrals never appeared: Italian architects preferred...
Italian Gothic architecture - Wikipedia
Italian renaissance architecture
Renaissance architecture is the architecture of the period between the early 15th and early 17th centuries in different regions of Europe, demonstrating a conscious revival and development of certain ...
Italian Baroque architecture
Italian Baroque architecture refers to baroque architecture in Italy.
The sacred architecture of the Baroque period had its beginnings in the Italian paradigm of the basilica with crossed dome and...
Italian Baroque architecture - Wikipedia
Sicilian Baroque
Sicilian Baroque is the distinctive form of Baroque architecture that took hold on the island of Sicily, off the southern coast of Italy, in the 17th and 18th centuries. The style is recognizable not...
Sicilian Baroque - Wikipedia
Italian modern and contemporary architecture
Italian modern and contemporary architecture refers to architecture in Italy during 20th and 21st centuries.
The Art Nouveau style was brought to Italy by figures such as Giuseppe Sommaruga and Er...
Italian Neoclassical architecture
Italian Neoclassical architecture refers to architecture in Italy during the Neoclassical period (1750s - 1850s).
In the 1750s and 1760s, the rich and frivolous Rococo was going out of fashion, an...
Italian Neoclassical architecture - Wikipedia