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Clero criminale: L’onore della Chiesa e i delitti degli ecclesiastici nell’Italia della Controriforma. Volume 1. I documenti: il Cinquecento

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Book Series: Fuori Collana ISBN: 9788868870003 Year: Pages: 194 DOI: 10.6093/978-88-6887-000-3 Language: Italian
Publisher: FedOA - Federico II University Press
Subject: History
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With this rich anthology of sources, most of which are made available here for the first time, Michele Mancino and Giovanni Romeo add another element to the research project that began with their recent book (Clero criminale. L’onore della Chiesa e i delitti degli ecclesiastici nell’Italia della Controriforma, Laterza, Roma-Bari, 2013, 4th ed.). The two parts document from a range of perspectives the way in which the Tridentine project of combating the common crimes of the clergy was undone before the end of the sixteenth century. Instead, the Roman curia was mainly concerned with enforcing the right of delinquent priests to be judged only by ecclesiastical tribunals, a strategy intended to defend the honor of the clergy that was followed persistently over the long term. The material presented here describes a previously unknown historical precedent for the recent revelations about the treatment of pedophile priests.

L'Archivio privato D'Avalos

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Book Series: Clio: Saggi di scienze storiche, archeologiche e storico-artistiche ISSN: 2532-4608 ISBN: 9788888904146 Year: Volume: 9 Pages: 484 DOI: 10.6093/978-88-88904-14-6 Language: Italian
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Subject: History
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The D’Avalos name evokes images of cruel battles and tragic love stories, reminds figures of great warlords and sophisticated ladies, nourishes the legend of fabulous riches and luxurious residences. The work of scholars who explored the thick forest of Innico and Alfonso D’Avalos descendants do not allow to completely outline the history of this family. The family’s private archive, inviolable guardian of their memories, where records related to the private sphere and official acts, such as pontifical papers and relations with the sovereigns, are kept is still inaccessible. The records of the notary Scotto di Santolo can be very useful, because they allowed the reconstruction of the wide archival heritage coming from the past, recorded along with other property of the family after the death, in 1862, of last heir of the primary branch, the Prince Alfonso D’Avalos. The transcription of the D’Avalos archive before the Italian unification that we present can avoid its definitive "burial".

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Gli uomini e le cose: I. Figure di restauratori e casi di restauro in Italia tra XVIII e XX secolo. Atti del Convegno Nazionale di Studi (Napoli, 18-20 aprile 2007)

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Book Series: Clio: Saggi di scienze storiche, archeologiche e storico-artistiche ISSN: 2532-4608 ISBN: 9788888904122 Year: Volume: 7 Pages: 468 DOI: 10.6093/978-88-88904-12-2 Language: Italian
Publisher: FedOA - Federico II University Press
Subject: History of arts
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The essays collected in this volume revolve around the activities of protection and preservation of the historical-artistic and archaeological heritage promoted in Italy between the second half of the 18th century and the first half of the 20th. They refer to different works in both chronology and materials analyzed (wall and gallery paintings, medieval and Renaissance sculptures, mosaics, excavated vases, entire archaeological sites), with the natural corollary of the theoretical debates and the methodological statements that accompanied these same works.The reference to Fernand Braudel in the title embodies the desire to trace a path that is not abstract, but grounded in the reality of the objects and of those who have been studying them in the past. The choice of a relatively broad time span, as well as the decision not to focus exclusively on a single type of object, seek to highlight the diachronic evolution of general concepts such as conservation and restoration, understanding links and differences between the pre-and post-unification phases of the layered national landscape. Further, they aim to retrace the conservative history of these works, hoping to also provide an interpretative tool to those who, in charge of the protection of these works, are tasked with the planning of future interventions: a proper programmatic preservation cannot, in fact, ignore the historical dimension that needs to inform any study that is to be done today on these works.

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Restoration --- Art history

Napoli da capitale a periferia: Archeologia e mercato antiquario in Campania nella seconda metà dell’Ottocento

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Book Series: Clio: Saggi di scienze storiche, archeologiche e storico-artistiche ISSN: 2532-4608 ISBN: 9788868870225 Year: Volume: 18 Pages: 552 DOI: 10.6093/978-88-6887-022-5 Language: Italian
Publisher: FedOA - Federico II University Press
Subject: Arts in general
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During the 17th century antiquities of Campania received international attention thanks to the cultural politics of the Bourbon monarchy. The archaeological discoveries were considered part of the political and military success of the King of Naples. After the reunification of Italy, Naples lost its central role as heart of the antiquities collecting and trade as consequence of the marginalization of Naples as economic and political capital of a Kingdom. This process influenced the sectors archaeology, collecting and antiquity market that traditionally reflected the self-representation of the cultural and political élite. This book focuses on the social history of Neapolitan archaeology, that between the 19th and the beginning of the 20th century was strictly connected with the antiquarian market. The research analyses cultural, socio-political and institutional transformations that determinated the promulgation of a specific legislation that limited the exportation of antiquities with the aim to protect the national interest on Cultural Heritage.

Vivere la guerra: percorsi biografici e ruoli di genere tra Risorgimento e primo conflitto mondiale

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Book Series: Clio: Saggi di scienze storiche, archeologiche e storico-artistiche ISSN: 2532-4608 ISBN: 9788888904108 Year: Volume: 5 Pages: 168 DOI: 10.6093/978-88-88904-10-8 Language: Italian
Publisher: FedOA - Federico II University Press
Subject: History
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Through the various essays that compose it, the volume gives voice to subjective experiences and perceptions of men and women involved in military conflicts between the Risorgimento period and the Great War: historical phases characterized by deep elements of continuity regarding the symbolic construction of national identity, but also by equally strong watersheds. The comparison between different contexts is valuable in investigating the relationship between gender, nation, and war. Starting from a stereotype that is still strong, though it has been challenged by recent research − associating women with the desire for peace and men at the will of competition and conquest −, the volume inquired whether a specific "gender" perception of wars emerged from the texts analyzed, and to what extent these conflicts have prodded crisis and transformation in the relations between women and men. In the writings of fighters analyzed in the book − Bourbonists and Garibaldians on the Risorgimento scene, British and Italian volunteers in the First World War − "fighting the war" assumes very different meanings in relation to the side that was chosen and to the individual personality; however, it always represents a crucial moment of confrontation with dominant models of virility. The writings of Louise Colet − a passionate supporter of the Italian cause −, the images of "angels" and "fury" emerging from the male memories of the Risorgimento, alongside writings of so many women mobilized in 1914-18 − from Vera Brittain to Italian irredentists and nationalists, to the feminist minority who remained faithful to pacifist internationalism − remind us that in the nineteenth century, as in the terrible conflict that opens the "age of extremes", the war transformed profoundly, in addition to the lives of men called cannot, in fact, ignore the historical dimension that needs to inform any study that is to be done today on these works.

San Giovanni Maggiore: Architettura e arte alle porte della Napoli antica

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Book Series: UrbsHistoriaeImago: Storia e immagine dei territori, dei centri urbani e delle architetture ISSN: 2611-5468 ISBN: 9788868870102 Year: Volume: 1 Pages: 224 DOI: 10.6093/978-88-6887-010-2 Language: Italian
Publisher: FedOA - Federico II University Press
Subject: Architecture
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An examination of the literature sources, of the archival documents, of the iconographic and cartographic repertoire to reconstruct the key moments of the fascinating architectural and artistic history of one of the most famous monuments of our city. The Basilica of San Giovanni Maggiore is now the result of often ominous and even criminal events, or of some imprudent interventions, that the recent renovations have been able to remedy only partially. Nevertheless, thanks to the constant care and to the appropriate use by the Engineers Order of Naples, it has been lately given back to the city: not only as an important place of worship, but also as a cultural center and a social gathering site, placed in such a significant area of the historic center of Naples, UNESCO World Heritage since 1995. The architectural and artistic analysis of the Basilica has been preceded by a description of urban history in late Antiquity and in the early Middle Ages; it had its fulcrum in the hill of Monterone, now largo of San Giovanni Maggiore, with an irregular and tortuous web, preserved up to us. This work proposes in the second part an updated summary analysis of existing artistic works in the Basilica, as well as those placed in some other locations in order to be preserved or restored.

I Porti Romani nel Mar Rosso da Augusto al Tardo Antico

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Book Series: Clio: Saggi di scienze storiche, archeologiche e storico-artistiche ISSN: 2532-4608 ISBN: 9788868870348 Year: Volume: 20 Pages: 220 DOI: 10.6093/978-88-6887-034-8 Language: Italian
Publisher: FedOA - Federico II University Press
Subject: Economics
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This volume draws upon the scholarship on the international trade between the Roman Empire and Eastern regions such as Arabia, Ethiopia and India. Such trade has been often described by ancient sources as a flourishing and very expensive one. More in detail, the book focuses on the life and the development of the ports on the Red Sea, controlled by Rome. These ports acted for centuries as international hubs, linking points between West and East, and they were the gates though which the eastern merchandise would reach the Roman markets. Keeping these remote settlements alive required a big effort on the part of the imperial administration, and some degree of planning to choose how and when to invest in the area. So, over the centuries, the geography of such ports changed dramatically. Most works published so far have explained such changes in terms of decline and economic shrinking, due to the “late antique phase” of the Roman Empire. This monograph looks for a different explanation and stretches the analysis into the late antique period, showing hot it was not a period of decline and economic recession, but rather of reorganization. The volume aims finally to reach a new and more full level of understanding of the Roman economic policy in the Red Sea between the first century BC and the sixth AD.

Guerra, impero, rivoluzione: Russia, 1914-1917

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Book Series: Clio: Saggi di scienze storiche, archeologiche e storico-artistiche ISSN: 2532-4608 ISBN: 9788868870409 Year: Volume: 22 Pages: 388 DOI: 10.6093/978-88-6887-040-9 Language: ita
Publisher: FedOA - Federico II University Press
Subject: History
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The dramatic involvement of the Tsarist Empire in the First World War marks a turning point in the history of Russia and its surrounding areas. The dynamics triggered by the challenge of total mobilization gave rise to political, social, economic and cultural transformations destined to have a profound and prolonged impact on Europe and the whole world during the 20-th century. The studies and the researches collected in this volume explore key themes of the crisis that hit the imperial space: the patriotic culture and the representation of the enemy in war propaganda; the interweaving of war effort and national issues in the imperial peripheries; the intensified competition between the multiethnic empires in the context of total war; the breakthrough achieved by nationalisms during the 1917 revolutions. Special attention is also devoted to the analysis of the international historiographical trends that have emerged in the last quarter of a century and which have redefined the interpretation of the period 1914-1921 / 22.

Passeggiando per la Federico II

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Book Series: Fuori Collana ISBN: 9788868870539 Year: Pages: 168 DOI: 10.6093/978-88-6887-053-9 Language: ita
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[English]:This volume - has the prevailing goal of let be known the effect and importance of the different locations of the University Federico II in the extended urban context of the metropolitan area of ​​Naples. A publication in the occasion of Federico II's birthday, 795 years of history that fall on 7 June 2019. The twenty-seven sites of the University Federico II, gathered in this volume and described by my colleagues of the Department of history of Architecture of our University, are strongly linked to the history of the city, from the early Middle Ages to the modern and contemporary age. In fact, through their description, come to light events linked to civil, political and art history with the evolution of the style and the different artistic forms. The aim of the publication is to make people capable to understand the significant role of the locations of the Federico II, in the context of the metropolitan city, and how these valuable Architectures, plenty of art, thanks to the University are preserved, given value, repurposed, and offered in usage of a large audience.[Italiano]:Questo volume - ha la finalità prevalente di far conoscere l’incidenza e l’importanza delle differenti sedi dell’Università Federico II nel contesto urbano della vasta area metropolitana di Napoli. Una pubblicazione in occasione del compleanno della Federico II, 795 anni di storia che cadono il 7 giugno del 2019. Le ventisette sedi della Federico II, raccolte in questo volume e descritte dai colleghi appartenenti all’area di storia dell’architettura della nostra università, sono fortemente legate alla storia della città, dall’alto medioevo all’età moderna e contemporanea. Infatti, attraverso la loro descrizione, emergono eventi legati alla storia civile, politica e a quella dell’arte con l’evoluzione del gusto e delle diverse forme artistiche. L’obiettivo della pubblicazione è quello di far comprendere il ruolo significativo delle sedi della Federico II, nell’ambito della città metropolitana, e come queste pregevoli architetture, ricche di artisticità diffusa, grazie all’Università vengono conservate, rifunzionalizzate, valorizzate e offerte alla fruizione di un grande pubblico

Erudizione e cultura storica nella Sicilia del XIX secolo: Il carteggio tra Michele Amari e Raffaele Starrabba (1866-1900)

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Book Series: Scuola delle Scienze Umane e Sociali. Quaderni ISSN: 2499-4774 ISBN: 9788868870331 Year: Volume: 9 Pages: 304 DOI: 10.6093/978-88-6887-033-1 Language: Italian
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Subject: History
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Through the correspondence between Michele Amari (1806-1889) and Raffaele Starrabba (1834-1906), the volume provides a glimpse of the historiographical panorama of the Italian nineteenth century in the crucial period that followed the birth of the Nation. The correspondence also illuminates the figure of Baron Starrabba, who played a fundamental role in the local archival administration and was the founder, with Isidoro Carini, of the Sicilian Society for the History and of its periodical, the "Archivio Storico Siciliano".

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