Baroque Naples : A Documentary History, 1600-1800 by Jeanne Chenault Porter

By Jeanne Chenault Porter

BAROQUE NAPLES provides records at the heritage, tradition, and paintings of the town in the course of its golden age of status and prosperity less than the Spanish Hapsburgs and Bourbons. Texts hide the historical past of town and country, modern commute publications, descriptions of the city’s artwork, structure and classical inheritance, its literature, tune and theater.

There also are chapters that supply texts through the famed Neapolitan economists, felony thinkers and philosophers of the age; a survey of spiritual notion, and of the Neapolitan contribution to the ordinary sciences.

The decisions are preceded by way of short introductions to the writers and the information provided within the texts. Sixty-nine decisions comprise Enrico Bacco, John Evelyn, Salvator Rosa, Luigi Vanvitelli, the Neapolitan Marinisti, Pietro Trapassi (Metastasio), Giovanni Battista Della Porta, Antonio Serra, Giuseppe Palmieri, Gaetano Filangieri, Tommaso Campanella, Giambattista Vico, Fynes Moryson and lots of others.

The quantity additionally contains short biographies and chronologies.
60 illustrations, three maps, advent, bibliography, index.

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