Gruppo Archeologico Romano

Participate!   ---   Contact Ms. Anna Taggiasco, Gruppo Archeologico English Program, 06-39737703, for full program and fee schedule.

Rome Through the Centuries, Spring 2001

Background material keyed to topics to be covered in the Rome Through the Centuries course of the English Programme of the GAR

Nicole Fuget        Wednesdays 10 AM      February 7 through June 6, 2001
 


Ms. Nicole Fuget (center) with Rome Through the Centuries participants at rooftop level in Ostia Antica.



Book Recommendation: Pilgrimage: A Chronicle of Christianity Through the Churches of Rome,  by June Hager, provides much useful information on Churches included in the Spring 2001 Rome Through the Centuries itinerary.  It is Available in some local bookstores and through Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk.
Amazon.com: Pilgrimage
Amazon.co.uk: Pilgrimage


Internet sites of general use to participants:
Ancient Rome -- Topographical Dictionary
Archeology Links
Architecture Links

Art History:

ART HISTORY RESOURCES ON THE WEB: Contents
ART HISTORY RESOURCES: Ancient Rome
Art History Webmasters ASSOCIATION
Gateway to Art History
Index of artists and architects
OCAIW: Orazio Centaro's Art Images Web
Thais.it -- sculpture, architecture, etc.
Vassari: Lives
World Wide Arts Resources
The Catholic Encyclopedia
Church/Religions Links
History Source books
IMAGES OF ROME
Indice Monumenti Antichi e Aree Archeologiche -- Roma
Jubilee Links
Literature and eTexts
Maecenas: Images of Ancient Greece and Rome
Medieval History Links
Mythology Links
Palaces of Rome - by Italian Tourist Web Guide
POPES -- Catholic Encyclopedia
Renaissance to Modern -- Teachernet

Roman Churches:

Rome Churches -- RomeTours
Rome Churches -- RomeGuide
Rome Churches -- Thayer
Basilicas and Churches - Italian Culture Net Links
Vitruvius on Architecture -- LacusCurtius
Western Civilization Links
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February 7:  Everyday life in the 17th century

M.P.:  GAR, Via degli Scipione, 30/A

Giordano Bruno
Renaissance in Italy -- Burkhardt
17th Century view of the Mind

Il Bamboccio -- Pieter van Laer depicts life

Bambocciati - Britannica.com
LAER, Pieter van (bio+3 pix)
Camp Scene (1625-30)
Italy (16th to 18th centuries) - Britannica.com
Daily life and Culture -- Creative Impulse
The Galileo Project, Homepage
Maria Celeste, Galileo's Daughter
The Betrothed (I Promessi Sposi) -- Alessandro Manzoni

Enlightenment

Seventeenth Century Enlightenment Thought
Rene Descartes
Blaise Pascal
The Scientific Revolution
Feb 7  (12:30 PM):  English Language Program Luncheon

Location:  Home of Margaret Dean and Tom Wukitsch


February 14: Middle ages and the rediscovery of Pietro Cavalini

M.P.:  Piazza S. Cecilia in Trastevere

Cavallini Rediscovered -- tkw
Britannica Biography
Cavallini links -- ArtCyclopedia
S. Cecilia Art Gallery
Full Fresco -- small scale
Last Judgement -- Details
Mosaics in S. Maria in Trastevere

Ara Coeli Frescoes

Ara Coeli -- CNNIt -- w/detail
Ara Coeli frescoes -- Sunday Times
Scoperti Affreschi -- ilnuovo.it -- w/detail
Two La Republica Articles
Cavallini in Assisi?
Cavallini in Assisi?
New Genius in Assisi
S. Domenico Maggiore (Naples)

February 21:  From the Pomp of the Roman Emperors to the Pomp of the Popes -- Castel Sant'Angelo (fee)

M.P.:  Entrance to Castel Sant'Angelo
 

Castel Sant'Angelo -- tkw
Castel Sant'Angelo -- Romeartlover (prints and pix)
Castel -- AbcRoma
Castel --Roma2000
Mausoleum of Hadrian
Tomb/Castel -- Maecenas
Mausoleum of Hadrian -- Koskimi
Rome Castel Sant'Angelo
Mausoleum of Hadrian -- Vitruvio.ch
THE POPES' WALLS -- Castel+
Night Overhead image
Rodolfo Lanciani -- Angel legend
Ponte e Mole Adriana -- Romeartlover
Platner and Ashby dictionary (UC)
February 28:  (?)

M.P.:  (?)

links

March 7:  Raphael, Architect and Painter: Villa Madama

M.P.:  Via di Villa Madama, in front of the Villa
Villa Madama -- MFA
Villa Madama planned
Villa Madama planimetrics
A Medici Synbol -- the Black Putto
Villa Madama -- Romeartlover
Guy Dewez book -- Barnes/Noble (purchase)

Pictures:

LOGGIA (picture+short description)
Loggia2
Loggia3
Entrance (1/2 of planned courtyard)
Raphael:
Raphael -- xrefer bio and links
Raphael -- tkw
La Madama Margarita
Margherita d'Austria -- Cittaducale
Encyclopædia Britannica

March 14:  Renaissance in Via Giulia, with Palazzo Salviati

M.P.:  Largo di Fiorentini, in front of S. Giovani dei Fiorentini

Palazzo Salviati (Centro Alti Studi per la Difesa, Italia)
CASD - Le sedi
CASD - Gli affreschi di Palazzo
CASD - Gli affreschi - Galeria
Nanni di Baccio Bigio
S. Giovanni dei Fiorentini
S. Giovanni -- Nolli Map
Via della Lungara
V. Lungarra -- romagiubileo
Via Giulia
Via Giulia0 -- Romagiubileo
Via Giulia1 -- Romagiubileo
Via Giulia2 -- Romagiubileo
Via Giulia -- Romeartlover
Omaggio a Via Giulia


March 21:  Oldest religious establishment in Rome: Sant'Ambrogio della Massima and Santa Rita

M.P.:  Via di S. Ambrogio, in front of the Church
St. Ambrose:
St. Ambrose -- Catholic Encyclopedia
Policarpo, santo, martire
St. Benedict Altar -- Orfeo Boseli
Boselli Seminar
Ferri, Ciro
St. Rita
S. Rita -- Romeguide bio
S. Rita -- Photoroma descrizione
S. Rita ai piedi dell'Aracoeli
Two Images -- Romeartlover
Overhead

March 28:  the Campidoglio and Palazzo dei Conservatori (fee)

M.P.:  Piazza di Campidoglio
Images -- Blufton,edu
Before/After Michelangelo -- Koskimies
Constantine -- Koskimies
Musei Capitolini -- comune Roma
Guide -- comune Roma
Description/highlights
Images -- Seindal
Sculptures (two) -- Thais
Campidoglio -- Maecenas

March 31 (Saturday):  Rome's most sumptuous Palazzo -- Palzzo Colonna (fee)

M.P.:  Via della Pilotta, entrance to the Galeleria Colonna

Palazzo Colonna -- GallaeriaColonna
Pix/floorplan
Description and Pix -- Italycyberguide
Hire the place -- caladier.it
April 4:  Foreign nations in Rome -- French churches:  S. Luigi dei Francesi and S. Nicola dei Lorenesi

M.P.:  Piazza S. Luigi dei Francesi
 

S. Nocola dei Lorenesi
S.Nicola (Fr)
S. Luigi dei Francesi
S. Luigi -- abcroma
S. Luigi -- Romagiubileo
Caravagios in the Contarelli Chapel
Images
St. Louis IX -- Catholic Encyclopedia

Easter Break until May 2

May 2:  Great Rivals -- Francesco Boromini:  Palazzo di Propaganda Fide and Sant'Andrea delle Fratte

M.P.:  Via dei Propaganda Fide, in front of the Palazzo

Borromini
La Vita (from 1999 exhibition guide)
Borromini -- La Republica Arts
Borromini-Unhappy Ending
Propagande Fide
Pal. Propanda fide -- Vasi and Modern Image
College -- Vasi and Modern
Palace at Left,S.Andrea at Right
Falda drawing (late 16th Cent.)
History of the Sacred Congregation
S. Andrea delle Fratte (of the Thicket)
S.Andrea delle Fratte -- italycyberguide
Ratisbonne's Conversion (Italian)
Ratisbonne -- Catholic Encyclopedia
Religious site
Borromini's Lamp
Overhead - distant
Overhead - mid
Overhead - close
Palace at Left,S.Andrea at Right

May 9:  Great Rivals -- Bernini:  S. Francesco a Ripa and Ospizio di S. Michele

M.P.:  Piazza di S. Francesco d'Assisi

Bernini
Bernini's "Idea del Tempio"
Gianlorenzo B. -- Catholic Encyclopedia
S. Francesco
Bernini Sculptures
Interior Sculptures -- rubens, popolo project
S.F. in Ripa -- italycyberguide (multiple pages)
S.F. in Ripa -- Romeartlover
Ospizio
S. Michele -- Official site
S. Michele -- rome2000
San Michele a Ripa
San Michele a Ripa Grande
Prison Restoration
Overhead view
Ospizio -- Romeartlover

May 16:  Piazza di Spagna:  Keats and Shelley

M.P.:  Keats-Shelley Museum at the base of the Spanish Steps

Keats and Shelley House, Rome the Official site
Spanish Steps
Poets' Corner - Home Page
John Keats: An Overview
John Keats Biography
Keats, John -- Poetical Works
Keats-Shelley Journal Links
The Shelley HomePage
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Shelley, Percy Bysshe -- Complete Poetical Works
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
The Lord Byron HomePage
Byron links
Piazza di Spagna, or the Spanish Steps 3D Models - Great Buildings OnlinePIAZZA DI SPAGNA -- Vasi, i.a.

May 23:  The Vittoriano

M.P.:  Entrance next to the Insula of the Aracoeli

Beniculturali site
-- Beniculturali: Vittoriano Index (no English yet)
Presidency site
Vittoriano-Homepage (w/1870 image)
Great Overhead view

May 30:  Piazza di Spagna:  Giorgio De Chirico

M.P.:  Museo Giorgio De Chirico,  Piazza di Spagna, 31

De Chirico -- scuolaromana.it
Chirico -- surreale
The Apartment -- Country Life, UK
De Chirico Rediscovered -- la Repubblica
De Chirico Metaphysical Gallery
De Chirico index
De Chirico -- Artcyclopedia

June 6:  Surprises of the Pincio -- a walk through the park, starting at Piazza del Popolo

M.P.:  Front of S. Maria del Popolo

Pincio Italycyberguide -- History and Pix
Casina Valadier:
Itinerario Villa Borghese -- ROMAInsieme
Gazetteer of Rome the Villa Borghese
Pincio
Monte Pincio Obelisk
Villa Medici
Legendary Rome - A Gun-shot At Villa Medici
Pincio - Cicero - Monumenti


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