Daily archives: January 25, 2010

Architecture of the Italian enlightenment, 1750–1800- part 1

The pantheon revisited

The Pantheon is one of the most celebrated and most carefully
studied buildings of Western architecture. In the modern age, as it
had been in the Renaissance, the Pantheon is a crucible of critical
thinking. Preservation of the Pantheon had been undertaken in the
seventeenth century and continued in the eighteenth during the
pontificate of Clement XI.

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