L’Hosterium di Favara e il dominio territoriale dei Chiaramonte: politica dell’immagine e strategie edilizie di una dinastia di condottieri del medioevo siciliano

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The Chiaramonte stand in the ranks of the many feudal lords of the island of the fourteenth century, even for a buildingactivity that, in addition to the construction of churches and monasteries and massive fortifications and infrastructure overmost of the region of Sicily, were on an extraordinary cycle of dwellings and the formulation of a “Chiaramontano style”,programmatically inspired by the Sicilian-Norman and Sveva royal tradition. Powerful family of noble warriors, wealthyowners of fiefs, great patrons and promoters of architectures, the Chiaramonte expressed a definite politica dell’immagine,even in competition with the recorded programs of the Aragonese dynasty of Sicily. In Palermo and Favara, in particular, theyrealize two buildings which refer to models of towers and castles of Federico II, however applying the fortified vocation toa dimension of a residential courtliness.
Lingua originaleItalian
Titolo della pubblicazione ospiteRigenerazione urbana, innovazione sociale e cultura del progetto
Numero di pagine26
Stato di pubblicazionePublished - 2016

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