History Associates: “Wonders of Medieval Rome” Talk by Carol Lansing

21 W. Anapamu Street 21 Anapamu Street, Santa Barbara

Recent research, discoveries and restorations are dramatically changing how scholars view medieval Rome. The city was hardly the artistic and cultural backwater we had imagined: instead, as Julian Gardner writes, it was a crucible for the arts.  This talk will set out some of those finds.  The Aula Gotica frescoes are just one fascinating example. In the 1240s a cardinal constructed [...]

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