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Abstract

The present volume arises from the need to extende the Knowledge of Sicilian construction site of the Modern Age through new and original contributions. To a considerable extent the construction industry glossary collects for the first time numerous technical terms used in historical Sicilian lexicon between XVth and XVIIIth Centuries. It is concerned with a first collections of terms , deduced from a large documentary corpus , result of a methodological work as both analysis and interpretation. These terms conceal some information about masters' origins, models, constructive techniques ecc. The language , which is spoken by the workforce, emerges indirectly and represent the one and only tool able to give useful information about a possible interpretation of these terms and those operations they describe. the final purpose is giving scholars an explanation to the many technical sicilia terms, in orders to guide them among either rare or even unknown meanings. This volume represents an important paper for construction history and constitutes an essential aid for reseachers.
Original languageItalian
PublisherEdizioni Caracol
Number of pages114
ISBN (Print)978-88-98546-65-7
Publication statusPublished - 2016

Publication series

NameTRACCIATI. STORIA E COSTRUZIONE NEL MEDITERRANEO

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