WIT Press

Conservation Of The Cathedral Of Acerenza By Means Of A Multidisciplinary Approach

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/STR990351

Volume

42

Pages

12

Published

1999

Size

1,385 kb

Author(s)

F.T. Gizzi, N. Masini, A. Pellettieri & M.R. Potenza

Abstract

The study concerning the historical-constructive evolution of a monument becomes very difficult when the monument looks as a palimpsest of traces, forms and materials which are placed one upon another as a result of different construction phases. The Cathedral of Acerenza, an important example of religious architecture of XI-XII century, characterised by a presbytery built by an ambulatory with radial chapels, represents one of these cases. On this church, the research has been developed by means of a cross-disciplinary approach. The first one regards the morphological and metrological analysis of the architecture. It has allowed, after a topographical survey, to trace the elements of the architectonic body to regular geometrical

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