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Written via students of overseas stature, Aeolian Winds and the Spirit in Renaissance structure offers reviews of Renaissance pneumatology exploring the connection among structure and the disciplines of paintings and science.
One of the primary ambitions of Renaissance architects used to be to enhance the powers of pneuma in an effort to foster the artwork of health and wellbeing. relevant to the research of pneumatic structure are six Italian villas attached jointly by way of a ventilating method of caves and tunnels, together with Eolia, during which Trento confirmed an instructional circle of students that integrated Palladio, Tazzo and Ruzzante.
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17 Scamozzi, 1615, p. 140. 18 For precise description on villa Garzadori-da Schio see Bevilacqua, 1983. 19 For more elaborate list of humanists whose texts glorify Trento, see Barbieri, 1984; also see Kenda, 2004. 20 Ruggeri, 1625. Bibliography Allbutt, Sir T. Clifford, 1910. Greek Medicine in Rome. The Fitzpatric Lectures on the History of Medicine delivered at the Royal College of Physicians of London in 1909–1910 with other historical essays. Benjamin Blom, Inc. Barbarano, Francesco, 1762. Historia ecclesiastica della Citta, Territorio e Diocese di Vicenza.

17 Roux 1976: 30. 18 Ibid: 29. 19 Ibid: 28. 20 Ibid: 141–2. 402 D-E) refutes the tradition that the waters of the Cassotis spring surge from the Styx. 44 Chasma gês 21 Parke and Wormell 1956: 30–1. 22 Amandry 2000: 20. 23 Roux 1976: 112–113. A description of the sanctuary of Trophonios is found in Pausanias, IX, 39, 5–14. 24 Parke and Wormell 1956: 10. 25 Roux 1976: 27. 26 Aeschylus, Eumenides, 39–40. The implications of this passage with regard to the layout of the adyton are discussed in Roux 1976: 101–102.

The essay by Richard Economakis introduces us to similarities between the planning of Renaissance villas and the temple of Apollo at Delphi, ancient descriptions of which would have been familiar in the Italian seicento; Economakis analyzes the Delphic cult of Apollo and associated ancient oracular and therapeutic practices as possible sources of inspiration for Renaissance pneumatic architecture. Similarly focusing on the ancient medicine, Matthew Hardy’s chapter explores the Hippocratic idea that disease emanated from the earth and was spread by the winds.

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