During his short visit to Portugal from 9 January to 1 March 1669, Cosimo III de' Medici established contacts with the high nobles of the Portuguese court and familiarized himself with the political and economic history of Portugal, recently liberated from the Spanish Crown. In the aftermath of this visit, he commissioned fifteen portraits of the generals of the War of Restoration (1640-1668). […]
This is the first article of a projected series of reports concerning the architecture and conservation of the Church of the Redeemer (dated to 1035) in the medieval Armenian capital of Ani in the present-day Turkish province of Kars. […]
Following an analysis of the exceptional tankard in the collection of Stredoslovenské múzeum in Banská Bystrica, Slovakia, this case study brings attention to the huge European market of goldsmithery in the Renaissance era and the intercultural exchange in Central Slovakian mining towns around 1550. […]
The paper explores the history of the restoration of Bratislava Castle, the typical symbol of Slovakia's capital. It concentrates on the extensive reconstruction of the castle carried out in the late 1950s and 1960s under the former Czechoslovak communist regime. […]
"Southern Modernisms. Critical Stances through Regional Appropriations", is a special issue curated by Joana Cunha Leal and Begoña Farré Torras from the Universidade Nova of Lisbon. Its goal is to broaden the ongoing critical revision of the concept of Modernism with case studies relating to Portugal, Spain, and Greece.
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