WIT Press

Critical And Historical Research On The Castle Of Charles V In Monopoly Italy

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/STR950031

Volume

16

Pages

8

Published

1995

Size

776 kb

Author(s)

M. Barletta, A. Papio & S. Rotondo

Abstract

In the most stretched place on the coast of ancient Minopolis, is situated the castle of Charles V. It doesn't come out from a unitary project but from a continues development regarding pre-existent structures and successive adjustments for the new necessities of use. The castle was built on the early middle ages gate, afterwards included in the first town walls, and on the structures of a byzantine church (X century A.D.) that is leant against the town walls. The methodological approach to this historical study is based on the analysis of the building structure: alignments, thickness, height, materials and records. The hypotesis about the historical stratification and the changes that have been put forward on a metrological analysis, the reading of traces on

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