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A Renaissance fortification system

Roberta Martinelli

A Renaissance fortification system

the walls of Lucca

by Roberta Martinelli

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Published by M. Pacini Fazzi in Lucca .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • City walls -- Italy -- Lucca -- History.,
  • Fortification -- Italy -- Lucca -- History.,
  • Lucca (Italy) -- Buildings, structures, etc.,
  • Lucca (Italy) -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesWalls of Lucca
    StatementRoberta Martinelli, Giovanni Parmini.
    ContributionsParmini, Giovanni.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNA497.I8 M3713 1996
    The Physical Object
    Pagination95 p. :
    Number of Pages95
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20626939M
    ISBN 108872462266
    OCLC/WorldCa36262271


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About the Book The Renaissance was a revolution of ideas, arts and sciences alike, with Italy at its center. Venice was among the first states to embrace new concepts in fortification, which would dominate military architecture for centuries.

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