Maren Elisabeth Schwab Publishes “Grasping Antiquity“ (“Antike begreifen”)

image of cover of book "antike begreifen" in turquoise with gold lettering.

Friend of the Institute Maren Elisabeth Schwab recently published “Grasping Antiquity“ (“Antike begreifen”)  which explores the antiquarian writings on ancient things discovered in Rome during the ‘long’ 15th century: fading inscriptions, overgrown ruins, buried statues, sunken vessels, an undecayed cadaver of an ancient woman. It is a must-read for all who want to know more about the Italian Renaissance and its interest in material culture. For more information, click below.

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