Between XV and XVII century, the Sicilian cities deal with impressive works of modernization, trough the construction of new conducts and aqueducts. The most eloquent signsof this activity are the precious fountains, built in Messina and Palermo, with a clear role of civic propaganda. In addition to these works, the documents tell, with reference to several cities of the island, of a lasting and dramatic series of quarrels that reveal the political and economic value of the water’s domain.
|Numero di pagine||9|
|Stato di pubblicazione||Published - 2014|