L'Albergheria nella prima età moderna

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[automatically translated] The essay examines, through new documentation, processes and settlement dynamics that have led to the definition of the urban structure of the ancient Palermo Albergheria district in the modern age, especially focusing on the role that the Society of Jesus had, between five and six hundred, in the processes of transformation and modernization of its tissue, with the opening of nine squares and streets, the result of sophisticated design matrix manipulations before the Renaissance and then Baroque, as well as with the construction of vast monastic complex. Specifically it is studying the case of the construction of the complex of the Third Probation Jesuit House with its adjacent church of St. Francis Xavier, by the famous architect Angelo Italy YES,
Original languageItalian
Title of host publicationLa chiesa di San Francesco Saverio nell'Albergheria. Palermo 1711-2011
Number of pages14
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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